Printed Books, Maps and Works on Paper | 11 July 2013
Gassendi (Pierre) - The Mirrour of True Nobility & Gentility. Being the Life of the Renowned
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The Mirrour of True Nobility & Gentility. Being the Life of the Renowned
Nicolaus Claudius Fabricius Lord of Peiresk, Senator of the Parliament at Aix , engraved portrait frontispiece, (a)4 advertisement f., O8 blank, 10ff. of advertisements at end (not called for by ESTC), frontispiece trimmed at outer edge, just within image, some early red pencil underlining, some water-staining and soiling, 2I1 lower corner with very small piece of margin neatly cut away, contemporary calf, later gilt and black leather label to spine, head of spine chipped, rubbed, [Wing G295], 8vo, J.Streater for Humphrey Moseley, 1657.
⁂ Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580-1637) French astronomer and antiquary.
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