R.P.F. Pierre Dan, Le tresor des merveilles de la maison royale de Fontainebleau

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R.P.F. Pierre DAN, Bachelier en Theologie de la Faculté de Paris, Ministre & Superieur du Convent de l'Ordre de la S.Trinité, & Redemption des Captifs, fondé au Chasteau du dit Fontainebleau. Le tresor des merveilles de la maison royale de Fontainebleav, contenant la description de son antiquité, de sa fondation, de ses bastimens, de ses rares Peintures, Tableaux, Emblemes, & Devises : de ses Iardins, de ses Fontaines, & autres singularitez qui s'y voyent (Bachelor’s in Theology at the Paris Faculty, Minister & Superior at Convent of the Order of St Trinity & Redemption of Captives, founded at Chateau known as Fontainbleau. The wonderful treasures of the royal Fontainbleau house, containing description of its antiquity, foundation, buildings, rare paintings, emblems & devises: of gardens, fountains and other singularities that are seen)
(.). Paris, Sébastien Cramoisy, 1642.

One in-folio volume, full blonde calfskin, double gilt threading framing the boards, decorated ribbed spine (binding of the era, modern spine).
On title page, manuscript ex-libris nameplate : « Je suis au duc de Mortemart » (I am the Duke of Mortemart)

Minor losses on binding. Missing pages 243-246 : were replaced by four manuscript sheets (17th Century)

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