Conjuration de Nicolas Gabrini dit De Rienzi, Tyran de Rome en MCCCXLVII: ouvrage Posthume . . . avec quelques Nouvelles Poësies du même Auteur
Du Cerceau, Père Jean-Antoine
Price: 115.00 USD
Amsterdam: Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1734. xxiv, 501,  p.; 17 cm. Signatures: *12 A-X12 (12mo). Half polished calf (18th- or early 19th-century) with brown speckled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled leather labels in second and third compartments reading: Oeuvres du P. Du Cerceau; Tom. II. This was probably originally bound as a set with the author's Recueil de Poësies Diverses as volume 1. Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. Title page printed in red and black. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Includes the play Les Incommodites de la Grandeur. Front fixed endpaper bears an unusual engraved bookplate with the name Norrie and the head of an African man framed by two arms from a coat of armor. In an old hand on the title page: Poulet. In Very Good- Condition: lacking 1 cm. leather from head of spine; corners are heavily rubbed with loss of leather; boards rubbed; lightly foxed; occasionally lightly soiled in margins; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good -.