PARADIN DE CUYSEAULX (Guillaume). MEMORIES...

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PARADIN DE CUYSEAULX (Guillaume). MEMORIES...

PARADIN DE CUYSEAULX (Guillaume). MEMORIES OF THE HISTORY OF LYON. LYON,
ANTONY GRYPHIUS, 1573. A volume, in-folio of (7) ff. 444 pp. - (5) ff. 116 pp., (2) ff. full ancient binding in basane. Spine with 5 raised bands bearing only the gilt title, red and brown gilt edges. With the wears of time, restored title page, scattered traces of old wet spots, head sometimes a bit short. Good copy.
BOUND WITH : THE PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES GRANTED BY THE CHRISTIAN KINGS, TO THE CONSULS, ESCHEVIN, MANANS & HABITANS OF THE CITY OF LYON & THEIR POSTERITY. AVEC UNE AMPLE DÉCLARATION DES CHOSES PLUS NOTABLES, CONTENUES EN ICEUX, RECUEILLIE PAR M. CLAUDE DE RUBIS . A LYON, BY ANTOINE GRYPHIUS, 1574.

Original edition of this important chronicle of the flourishing city from antiquity to 1560, offered to its notables by the Dean of the Beaujeu chapter in Beaujolais, Paradin de Cuyseaulx (1510-1590). At the end of the volume he lists the causes of contemporary unrest (one year after Saint Bartholomew's Day). Les Privilèges is by Claude de Rubys (1533-1613), who was alderman of the town and supporter of the League.
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