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Jean Du Tillet & Paolo Emili - De rebus gestis Francorum, ad christianissimum Galliarum regem Franciscum Valesium - 1544

Jean Du Tillet & Paolo Emili - De rebus gestis Francorum, ad christianissimum Galliarum regem Franciscum Valesium - 1544

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Jean Du Tillet & Paolo Emili - De rebus gestis Francorum, ad christianissimum Galliarum regem Franciscum Valesium - 1544
History - Quantity: 1 - Book

1544. Book (history). Pauli aemylii veronensis: De rebus gestis francorum , ad christianissimim galliarum regem franciscum valesium... Additum est de regibus item francorum chronicon... Parisiis: imp. Michaël vascosanus sibi, & iohanni roigny, 1544. Small folio. 4 sheets + 244 folios [it follows] de regibus francorum chronicon ad haec usque tempora studiosissime deductum. Id.: 1543. 48 sheets (without folio or page numbering) [follows:] arnoldi ferroni burdigalensis: de rebus gestis gallorum libri... Ad historiam pauli aemylii additi... Lutetiae (Paris): tip. Iacobea ad insigne ioutis, 1550. 151 folios. Good part of the title page, lower corner and margins reconstructed, and marginal restoration of the first 50 folios. Great woodcut initials. Some other punctual restoration works and the corners of the last sheets. Bind. Modern parchment. Labelled spine.

This is the monumental work on the history of the Franks that the meticulous historian Paolo Emilio de Verona left incomplete when he died. This work was completed by the French jurist Arnoldi Ferroni from Bordeaux. CCPB 787374-3, for the work of Paolo Emilio and CCPB 15127-0 for that of Ferroni. Brunet (i 64) praises the author for his neatness, accuracy and style, and recognises the excellence of the work of the Parisian typographer M. Vascosanus.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History
Author/ Illustrator
Jean Du Tillet & Paolo Emili
Book Title
De rebus gestis Francorum, ad christianissimum Galliarum regem Franciscum Valesium
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1544
Edition
Reprint
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
244
Dimensions
35×24 cm
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