Blaise de Vigenere, Les images ou tableaux de Platte peinture des deux Philostrates sophistes grecs, 1629

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Blaise de VIGENERE, Les images ou tableaux de Platte peinture des deux Philostrates sophistes grecs (Images or paintings of flat pictures with two Greek Sophist Philostrats). Paris, Angelier, Claude Cramoisy, 1629.

One in-folio volume, full brown calfskin, gilt double threading framing the boards, gilt decorated and titled ribbed spine. Binding of the era.

First joints are widely worn, few losses on binding. Restored corners, inner edge, crowns and joints. Few scattered foxing.

Fine example completed with all engraved plates and title page.

Hole in sheet CCc iij (p. 581), missing text (4 x 2 cm [1-1/2 x 3/4 in.]).

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