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[LE SAIGE, Jacques]. - Voyage de Jacques Le Saige, de Douai à Rome, Notre-Dame- De-Lorette, Venise, Jérusalem et autres saints lieux. Nouvelle edition.Douai, Adam d' Aubers, H.-R. Duthilloeul, 1851. 4to. With two folding plates: one with a plan of 16th-century Jersusalem after Georges Hoefnagel and one with a view on Jerusalem after Volney, lithographed by Félix Roubaut at Douai. Original blue wrappers.

(4), V-XXV, (3), 219, (4) pp.Important account of a voyage to Jersualem and other holy cities in 1518, in the third edition, published in a very limited edition of 120 copies, written by Jacques Le Saige, merchant in silk fabric at Douai. The first two editions of this work were printed in Cambray during the years 1520-1530 both titled ''Cy sensuyent les gistes repaistres et despens... '' (Cambray, B. Brassart, (first edition, ca. 1520; second edition, ca. 1530). Le Saige writes in his account on the Savoie, Piemont, Lombardie, Tuscany, Rome, Lorette, Venice, Zante, Candie, Rhodes, Cyprus, Jaffa, and Jerusalem and surroundings. At the end a list of correspondance with the names of the places and a glossary.Good copy, with on first blank a manuscript entry in ink by the publisher H.-R. Duthilloeul to Dubouys senior, '' propriétaire à Bourbon l'Archambault'', with the copy number 111. Spine slighty damaged; library stamp on title.l Brunet III, 1009; Hage Chahine 2782.
EUR 1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1626.39 | £UK 1319.5 | JP¥ 215513] Book number 94BBL7PER487

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