1586 1ed Corrozet Chronicles of Paris France Illustrated Sepulchres Childebert

CORROZET, Gilles

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An incredibly rare and valuable 16th-century account of the establishment and history of Paris, France. Written by Gilles Corrozet, ‘Les Antiquitez Croniques Et Singularitez De Paris’ is one of the best descriptions of the crypts, sepulchers, and tombs of medieval French and Frankish kings, princes, and other illustrious French figures. Notable figures featured in this work, with illustrations, include:

  • Charles V
  • Utragotha, Frankish Queen
  • Childebert I, King of the Franks
  • Odo of France
  • Anne of Brittany
  • John of Valois

 

This 1586 first edition is known for its high retail value with estimates nearing $10,000. Much of the value of this work comes from the inclusion of all 56 full-page engravings. A must-have!

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1586 1ed Corrozet Chronicles of Paris France Illustrated Sepulchres Childebert

 

An incredibly rare and valuable 16th-century account of the establishment and history of Paris, France. Written by Gilles Corrozet, ‘Les Antiquitez Croniques Et Singularitez De Paris’ is one of the best descriptions of the crypts, sepulchers, and tombs of medieval French and Frankish kings, princes, and other illustrious French figures. Notable figures featured in this work, with illustrations, include:

  • Charles V
  • Utragotha, Frankish Queen
  • Childebert I, King of the Franks
  • Odo of France
  • Anne of Brittany
  • John of Valois

 

This 1586 first edition is known for its high retail value with estimates nearing $10,000. Much of the value of this work comes from the inclusion of all 56 full-page engravings. A must-have!

 

Item number: #8753

Price: $2950

 

CORROZET, Gilles

 

Les Antiquitez Croniques Et Singularitez De Paris, Ville Capitalle du Royaume de France : Avec les fondations & bastiments des lieux : les Sepulchres & Epitaphes des Princes, Princesses, & autres personnes illustres

 

A Paris : Par Nicolas Bonfons, ruë Neuve Nostre Dame, à l’enseigne S. Nicolas, 1586-88. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • Part I – [16], 212
    • Part II – [4], 119 (i.e. 121), [3]
    • 56 full-page engravings
  • References: Adams C 2695; USTC 6246
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.75in X 4.25in (17cm x 10.5cm)
  • Extremely rare and desirable with auction estimates and price comparisons as high as $10,000

 

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8753

Categories

Arts & Architecture

European History

Authors

CORROZET, Gilles

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete