Jean-Baptiste L'Hermite de Soliers - La Toscane Françoise, Contenant Les Eloges Historiques et Genealogiques des Princes - 1661

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Jean-Baptiste L'Hermite de Soliers - La Toscane Françoise, Contenant Les Eloges Historiques et Genealogiques des Princes - 1661
Genealogy, Heraldry, Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Book

La Toscane Françoise : Contenant Les Eloges Historiques et Genealogiques des Princes, Seigneurs, et grands Capitaines de la Toscane, lesquels ont esté affectionnez à la Couronne de France. Ensemble leurs Armes grauées et blasonnées en taille douce; auec les Couronnes, Manteaux, Colliers, Timbres, et autres Ornements. Par Messire Jean Baptiste l'Hermite de Soliers, Dit Tristan, Chevalier de l'Ordre du Roy, & l'un des Gentils-Hommes servans de sa Majeste. A Paris Chez Iean Piot, Libraire Iuré M.DC.LXI.

Full contemporary leather binding, acid-treated, with five raised ribs to spine. Gilt ornated spine and title plane. Leather missing to lower plane of spine, and equally large part missing on back board next to lower spine. Leather missing over top raised band, as well as to headcap and partially to upper spine plane, 2*2cm. Head- and tailbands missing. Few scuffs to front board, bumped corners. Loss to margins of front endpaper, Handwritten full-paged iinscription in ink, to front free endpaper. Full-paged frontispiece, wood engraved. Lower section of title-page missing. Pages bright. Many hand-colored (at least 25) armorial engravings, and additional non colored engravings. Red color to engravings on occasions not constrained to engraving but other parts of page or preceding page. Pages found missing: 49, 50, 171-174, 309-312, 333, 334, 357-362, 383, 384, 409, 410, 419, 420, 433, 434, 441-448, 457, 458, 465, 466, 481, 482, 489-514, 521-530, 535, 536, 545-548. Some pagination errors. On ~5 occasions part has been cut out of middle of page. General browning to pages, and liquid stains to spine side of pages. 2+2+10+560pp.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Genealogy, Heraldry, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
Jean-Baptiste L'Hermite de Soliers
Book Title
La Toscane Françoise, Contenant Les Eloges Historiques et Genealogiques des Princes
Condition
Poor
Publication year oldest item
1661
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
A Paris Chez Iean Piot, Libraire Iuré
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
574
Dimensions
24.5×18.7 cm
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