L'Amoureux Passetemps Declare En Joyeuse Poesie, Par Plusieurs Epitres Du Coq a L'Asne Et de L'Asne Au Coq Avec Balades. Dizains, Huitain Et Autres Joyeusetez
Lyon: Benoist Rigaud, 1582 (But Bruxelles: printed by Mertens for Gay, 1867). A scarce book, limited to 126 copies, of which this is one of 120 printed on fine Dutch laid paper. 149 pp; 1 leaf. An ASSOCIATION COPY, with the armorial bookplate of JEAN-BAPTISTE MOENS (1833-1908), A BELGIAN STAMP DEALER CONSIDERED THE FATHER OF PHILATELY (he was the first dealer who sold stamps to collectors). 12mo. Beautifully bound (for Moens, without a doubt) in 19th-century three-quarters morocco and marbled boards. Spine elegantly gilt in six compartments. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. FINE AND BRIGHT. Vicaire II, 595. .
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Keywords: French Renaissance Literature Collection Gay