Paris: Jean Baptiste Loyson, 1659.
2 vol., Modern red roan, morocco labels (black), gilt lettering on spine. Title pages and additional engraved titles, 139 wonderful full-page engraved emblems, some signed in the plates by Isaac Briot and his daughter Marie, important French engravers, a few plates mounted as called for, woodcut decorations, some browning and foxing, Bb2 in vol.1 defective at fore-edge just touching edge of image, titles of vol.2 frayed and reinforced at edges. An impressive work, full of rich illustration of the period. A very attractive two-volume set, nicely preserved, and rarely seen complete. [Adams, Rawles & Saunders F.097; Landwehr (Romanic) 147; Praz p.267],
Price: $1,750.00 Item #4829