CHAVIGNY, Jean-Aimé de Comments of the Sr... - Lot 23 - Giquello

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CHAVIGNY, Jean-Aimé de Comments of the Sr... - Lot 23 - Giquello
CHAVIGNY, Jean-Aimé de Comments of the Sr de Chavigny Beaunois on the Centuries and Prognostications of the late M. Michel de Nostradamus Paris, Gilles Robinot, 1596 NOSTRADAMUS COMMENTED BY HIS SECRETARY AND DISCIPLE, JEAN-AIMÉ DE CHAVIGNY. COPY OF JEAN BLONDELET ORIGINAL EDITION In-8 (167 x 101 mm). Typographical mark on the title page. An initial and a woodcut headband COLLATION : A4 B2 C-S4 T2 V-X4 (X4 blank) : 80 ff. folioed 2-4, 7-80 (with natural jump in foliation between A4 and B1) CONTENTS: A1r: title, A1v: privilege, A2r: Brief discourse on the life of M. Michel de Nostre Dame, B1r: text Eighteenth century binding. Blue morocco, gilt decoration, triple fillet in frame, long spine decorated with vertical titling, gilt edges PROVENANCE : Antoine-Bernard Caillard (1737-1807 ; his sale, Paris, 1810, n° 603, 4 livres 10 sols) -- Jean Blondelet (initialed in blue ink at the end of the volume) RARITY: only one copy in public sales in the last fifty years (contemporary vellum, very damaged with damage to the text, one leaf in facsimile) -- nothing in the Berès file -- no copy on viaLibri Old angular paper restoration at D3, small marginal stain at O4. Color of the morocco slightly faded, some small marks on the binding This edition was shared between the booksellers Gilles Robinot and Anthoine du Brueil. BIBLIOGRAPHY: USTC 12761 -- Brunet, I, col. 1828 -- Caillet, n° 2304 -- Chomarat-Laroche, Bibliographie Nostradamus, n° 160 -- Benazra, Répertoire chronologique nostradamique, pp. 142-143 WEBOGRAPHY : P. Guinard, "Vie et Œuvres de Jean Aimé de Chavigny", Corpus Nostradamus, n° 239H-J, C.U.R.A. : 2003chavigny.html
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