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de Ferron / du Tillet - De rebus gestis / Chronicon de regibus - 1548/1549

de Ferron / du Tillet - De rebus gestis / Chronicon de regibus - 1548/1549

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de Ferron / du Tillet - De rebus gestis / Chronicon de regibus - 1548/1549
History - Quantity: 1 - Book

de Ferron Arnaud/ du Tillet Jean

De rebus gestis gallorum libri quatuor //
Chronicon de regibus francorum

Parisiis - 1549 // 1548 -
Apud Audoenum Paruu

Signature: AH8, I6. // AK8, L4
70 c. // (84) c.

17 x 11.5 cm.

Good copy of important history books on France, including 2 works in a single volume.


De Ferron’s work is in its first edition (1549), which includes the reigns of Charles VIII and Louis XII.
Royal privilege of October 5, 1549 to Michel de Vascosan for 6 years, for 3 books.

The last 2 sheets are blank.

The second work (1548) is by du Tillet Sieur de La Bussiere, jurist and historian, member of the parliament of Paris.
Secretary to King Henrico II and endowed with enormous historical-juridical erudition, he was one of the first historians to have described the history of
France based on archival documents.
The work tells the story of the French rulers from Pharamond (420 AD) to Henrico II (1547).

The pages are elaborated in the form of tables, divided into 4 columns, 3 of them including the dating in chronological order (from 420 to 1547) and one concerning the text.

Beautiful and sturdy 18th-century binding, full vellum with laces and gilded red label on the spine.

Crisp and well preserved sheets.
Slight and constant browning of the pages, but the text is perfectly readable.
Two separate title pages, crisp and untouched, both with elegant woodcut brand.
Pale blue sprayed edges.

In excellent overall condition.
Collated. Complete.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History
Author/ Illustrator
de Ferron / du Tillet
Book Title
De rebus gestis / Chronicon de regibus
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1548
Publication year youngest item
1549
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Audoenum Paruu
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
308
Dimensions
17×11.5 cm
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