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H M Fletcher
Stand
53

[FOLENGO, Teophilo (1496?-1544)]

Histoire Maccaronique de Merlin Coccaie, Prototype de Rablais (sic)

[FOLENGO, Teophilo (1496?-1544)]

Histoire Maccaronique de Merlin Coccaie, Prototype de Rablais (sic) Paris: Chez Toussaincts du Bray... 1606 [i.e. circa1734] 1606

Description

2 vols, 12mo, viii, 370pp, and title + 419pp, R7 in vol.2 torn in half and mended with loss of 8 lines, otherwise a good copy, 18. century French red morocco, imperceptibly rebacked.

Bibliography

Gay-Lemmonyer vol.2. col.565 Brunet II 1319

Footnote

The first French edition of this famous book was published in Paris by P. Pautronnier, 1606. The present edition, bearing the name of the bookseller Toussaint du Bray, is a contrafacon published about 1734.

Price

£300.00