DU BELLAY, Joachim.

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DU BELLAY, Joachim.
The Works. Reveues, & again augmented with several poems not yet printed. Paris, Fédéric Morel, 1569. 8 parts in 1 large volume in-8 (172 x 111 mm) 12 ff.n.ch.; 40 ff.ch., ; 80 ff.ch. ; 96 ff.ch. ; 88 ff.ch. ; 60 ff.ch. ; 64 ff.ch. ; 80 ff.n.ch. ; 72 ff.ch. ; gold vellum, gilt fillet framing, central medallion surmounted by a coat of arms (one chevron and 3 crescents), smooth spine decorated, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First collective edition of Du Bellay's works. It contains a total of 698 pieces, 93 of which are unpublished. Published by Guillaume Aubert, who also wrote the preface, it consists of eight individual works, previously published by Morel. Each of the pieces contains an individual title page (dated 1568 or 1569, contrary to the indication given by Jean-Paul Barbier, who only gives the date 1568), followed by an individual foliation. The first 12 folios contain the dedication and a very complete index. Copy placed in old vellum.
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