[HERALD]. MÉNESTRIER (Claude François). Abbregé... - Lot 71 - Auction Art Rémy Le Fur & Associés

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[HERALD]. MÉNESTRIER (Claude François). Abbregé... - Lot 71 - Auction Art Rémy Le Fur & Associés
[HERALD]. MÉNESTRIER (Claude François). Abbregé methodique des principes heraldiques, ou du veritable art du blason. In Lyon, Chez Benoist Coral & Antoine du Perier, 1661. Small in-12, red morocco, triple framed with gilt fillets on the covers, smooth spine decorated, gilt edges (18th century binding). FIRST EDITION. One engraved and watercoloured title-frontispiece and nine heraldic plates, also engraved and watercoloured (out of 10); some figures in the text. A few russet spots; handwritten bookplate on the title; wormholes restored on a few leaves; plate of the coronation of Charles I of Naples and 10th heraldic plate lacking, but A BEAUTIFUL RED LEATHER COPY of this "UNUSUAL" FIRST EDITION (Saffroy, I, 2175) whose HERALDIAN FIGURES have been AQUARELLED.
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