R. P. Louys de la Rivière, Histoire de la vie et mœurs de Marie Tessonniere, 1650

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R. P. LOUYS DE LA RIVIERE, Histoire de la vie et mœurs de Marie Tessonniere, native de Valance en Dauphiné (Life Story and Customs of ..., resident of ...). Lyon, Prost, 1650.

One in-4 quarto volume, full red Moroccan leather, square lacing framing the boards, richly decorated ribbed spine, gilt frieze over inner edges. Binding of the era.

Heraldry ex-libris nameplate on first counter-board "Ex munificentia Ill. et RR. P. in Christo A. R. DEVIE, Bellicensis Episcopi." (Mgr Devie, bishop of Bellay).
Frontispiece with portrait of Marie de Valance.

Humidity stains, foxing, worn binding, moldy corners.

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