Briefve Histoire de l'Institution des Ordres Religieux avec les Figures de leurs Habits


Published by Paris: Adrien Menier, 1658
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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146 engraved plates on 74 leaves, including 72 depictions of the garb of various monastic orders. [16], 45, [3] pages, including engraved additional title and final blank. 4to, 17th-century sprinkled sheep gilt, crack at lower front joint. Colas 1061. A scarce book, with beautiful engravings; the facial expressions in particular, with subtlety and emotion, are remarkably rendered. Bookseller Inventory # 9002

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Title: Briefve Histoire de l'Institution des Ordres...

Publisher: Paris: Adrien Menier

Publication Date: 1658

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good