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Les oeuvres . . . nouvelle édition. Paris, Antoine Urbain Coustelier,

MAROT Jean 1463-1526 (1723.)

£395.00 

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12mo. [9]ff. 263pp. [2]ff. Grained red morocco, single gilt fillet and ornamental border in blind, gilt spine with raised bands, inside gilt dentelles, g.e., by Fauchet (signed at foot of spine). (Small tear at foot of spine).

Well printed edition of the collected poetry of Jean Marot, the father of Clément Marot; it incudes the Voyage de Genes and many smaller poems. The volume begins with an epistre in verse on the death of his father by Clément and a letter to Queen Anne. A contemporary manuscript appreciation of the poet is found on three pages at the end.Finely bound by Fauchet of which Ramsden states: "No doubt the same as the Fauché of whom Lesné '27) speaks well on p. 3-6. He had a long career, first at Monsieur le Prince 19 in 1821, then at Mathurin 11 in 1826, and finally at Harpe 66 from 1835-49.Querard V, 554. Ramsden p. 85.

Stock Code: 45007