Null FAVYN, André Le théâtre d'honneur et de chevalerie, ou L'histoire des ordre…
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FAVYN, André Le théâtre d'honneur et de chevalerie, ou L'histoire des ordres militaires des roys, & princes de la chrestienté, & leur généalogie [...]. Avec les figures en taille douce naïvement représentées [...]. Paris R. Foüet 1620 2 vols, 4to: [10]-1/915, [10]-917/1882-[27] pp. (dampstaining, sometimes large or very extended, foxing, some quires sl. browned, marg. mould staining in vol. II, ms. entry crossed out on title and sm. parts with ms. prov. cut out). Contemp. vellum (vol. I) and mottled calf (vol. II), flat spine and gilt-orn. spine with raised bands, red edges (vol. II) (sm. traces of use on vol. II). Rare first edition of a work on the orders of chivalry of France, and also Europe by the French lawyer Favyn (1560?-1620?). Illustrated with 61 copper-engr. (full-page or in-text ill.) representing mainly coat of arms and 2 identical title-vignettes. Ref. Saffroy 3693.

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FAVYN, André Le théâtre d'honneur et de chevalerie, ou L'histoire des ordres militaires des roys, & princes de la chrestienté, & leur généalogie [...]. Avec les figures en taille douce naïvement représentées [...]. Paris R. Foüet 1620 2 vols, 4to: [10]-1/915, [10]-917/1882-[27] pp. (dampstaining, sometimes large or very extended, foxing, some quires sl. browned, marg. mould staining in vol. II, ms. entry crossed out on title and sm. parts with ms. prov. cut out). Contemp. vellum (vol. I) and mottled calf (vol. II), flat spine and gilt-orn. spine with raised bands, red edges (vol. II) (sm. traces of use on vol. II). Rare first edition of a work on the orders of chivalry of France, and also Europe by the French lawyer Favyn (1560?-1620?). Illustrated with 61 copper-engr. (full-page or in-text ill.) representing mainly coat of arms and 2 identical title-vignettes. Ref. Saffroy 3693.

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