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Title: Cérémonies des Gages de Bataille selon les Constitutions du bon Roi Philippe de France, représentées en Onze Figures, suivies d'instructions sur la manière dont se doivent faire Empereurs , Rois , Ducs , Marquis , Comtes, Vicomtes , Barons, Chevaliers.[...] publiées d'après le manuscrit de la Bibliothèque du Roi, par G.A. Crapelet , imprimeur.
Description: Paris, de l'Imprimerie de Crapelet, 1830 , in-8°, xii pp + 88 pp + 11 lithographic plates. 5 of the plates have handcoloured lettering. The lithographs are by Mlle. Formentin. Large paper copy 28 x 18,5 cm, printed on high quality paper, uncut copy. Bound before the book is the '' Second Catalogue '' 1830 of the '' Imprimeur-éditeur Crapelet. (8) pp. Equally printed on high quality paper and uncut. Loosely inserted is an ex-dono note in the hand of Crapelet addressed to Monsieur Dupin ainé, député. Dated Paris ce 4 juin 1831. Bound in contemporary brown coloured boards. Boards dustsoiled and with some wear at extremities. Inside some sparse stains and dustsoiling, especially at the uneven outer margins. Early example of the rising interest in Western illustrated manuscripts , here illustrated with finely made facsimile lithographs. .

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Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 44151