PARADIN Guillaume, Dean of Beaujeu. CHRONICLE...

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PARADIN Guillaume, Dean of Beaujeu. CHRONICLE...

PARADIN Guillaume, Dean of Beaujeu. CHRONICLE OF SAVOY. Review & newly expanded by Mr. Guillaume Paradin, Doyen de Beaujeu. With the figures of all the wedding rings that were made in the House of Savoye, from the beginning to the present time. LYON, JEAN DE TOURNES, 1561. A volume, in-folio, of (16) ff. 435 pp., with a brown basane half-binding at the back. Smooth spine decorated and gilt with the gilt title, gilt edges. Spine rubbed with epidermines, rubbing on the plates near the cuts, dirt on the title page with handwritten bookplate and a seminar stamp. The title page is reinforced with a strip of paper glued on the reverse, some following leaves and in the body of the work have also been reinforced in the margins, small scattered stains, some old comments in the margins. Sought-after work. Second edition much more complete than the first one.

The title is surrounded by a very beautiful wood frame in the manner of Pierre Vase, an engraver from Lyon. "It is illustrated with figures of all the wedding bands that were made in the house of Savoyes, (sic) from the beginning until the present time.

One of the most beautiful books out of the Tournesiennes presses.
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