1619 Rare French Book - Treasure of the Stories of France - Le Thresor des histoires de France by Corrozet.
Author : CORROZET, Gilles.
Title : Le Thrésor des Histoires de France. Réduit par Tiltres, partie en forme d'Annotations, partie par lieux communs.
anguage : Text in French.
Publisher : Paris, Jean Corrozet au palais sur le perron de la sainte Chapelle, 1619.
Size : 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages : 119 numbered pages on one side of the page only... 238 pages total (complete).
Binding : Very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective mylar cover.
Content : Good content (tight, light staining and foxing throughout - as shown, no blank endpaper).
Estimate: (USD 300 - USD 900).
The book : Rare original 17th century French edition of this famous compilation on the history and genealogy of the kings of France, initially published in 1583 by Corrozet. Corrozet’s printer’s mark was a rose enclosed in a heart, punning on his name (Coeur rosier), and accompanied by the Biblical motto In corde prudentis requiescit sapientia (Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding, Proverbs 14.33).
The author : Gilles Corrozet (1510 - 1568, Paris) was a French writer and printer-bookseller.
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