DU BELLAY, Joachim.

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DU BELLAY, Joachim.
Les OEuvres françoises. Reveues, & again augmented with several poems not yet printed. Paris, Fédéric Morel, 1574. In-8 (173 x 106 mm) de 12 ff.n.ch., 272 ff.ch. out of 559]; soft wove gold-plated calfskin, double gilt fillet framing, large corner corner corner pieces, central medallion with the motto "IE SCAY QUI NERRE", smooth spine decorated, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First single part of the second collective edition of the works of Joachim Du Bellay. : La Défense et illustration de la langue françoise (printed in round letters), l'Olive, les Vers lyriques, le Recueil de poésie, and two books of the Aeneid. A fine copy, with an interesting bibliophilic provenance, as indicated in the note from Rahir on a flyer inserted: "Je scay qui nerre, motto of Jacques Régnier, treasurer of France in Lyon, whose wife Jacqueline Grolier, was the great-niece of Jean Grolier, the famous bibliophile and granddaughter of Jacqueline Stuard, the poetess, according to Mr. Jean Tricou, heraldist from Lyon. Other provenances: Rahir (ex-libris and note, sale V, 1937, lot 1328) - Dr. Lucien-Graux (ex-libris, Part V, 1958, lot 89). Tchemerzine-Scheler, III, 75.
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