1792 Scarce French Book ~ NOSTRADAMUS Prophecies ~ Les Prophéties. Dont il y en a trois cens qui n'ont jamais esté imprimées.
Author: Michel de Nostredame, dit Nostradamus.
Title: Les Prophéties de M. Michel Nostradamus, Dont il y en a trois cens qui n'ont jamais esté imprimées, Trouvées en une Bibliotecque laissée par l'Autheur. Nouvelle edition, D'après un exemplaire trouvé dans la bibliothèque du célèbre Pascal.
Language: Text in French.
Publisher : Clermont-Ferrand and Riom, Beauvert et Rousset Libraires, Landriot Imprimeur, 1792. First thus.
Size: 8.5" X 6".
Pages: 119 pages
Binding: Good to very good half-calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (tight, name of a previous owner on the back of the title page - as shown, armorial of a previous owner on the first endpaper -as shown, notes from a previous owner on the last endpaper - as shown, light foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Illustrated with a frontispiece representing the beheading of King Charles I of England with the great fire of London and one beautiful full-page portrait of Nostradamus.
Estimate : (USD 800 - USD 1000. Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: "A scarce 1792 edition of Les Prophéties de M. Michel Nostradamus, published by Beauvert et Rousset Libraires, with Landriot as the printer. This edition is significant as it includes three hundred prophecies by Nostradamus that had never been printed before, found in a library left by the author and based on a copy from the library of the renowned mathematician and philosopher, Blaise Pascal.
Les Prophéties is a collection of prophecies by Nostradamus, a 16th-century French astrologer and seer, known for his cryptic and often enigmatic predictions. His work has fascinated generations and remains a topic of interest and debate."
The author: Michel de Nostredame (1503–1566), commonly known as Nostradamus, was a French astrologer, physician, and reputed seer. He is best known for his book Les Prophéties, a collection of 942 poetic quatrains allegedly predicting future events.
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