Item #11514 De Dovze Manieres D’Abvs. Saint Cyprian, pseudo-.
De Dovze Manieres D’Abvs.
De Dovze Manieres D’Abvs.

De Dovze Manieres D’Abvs.

Paris, Fédéric Morel 1571.

8vo (155 x 100 mm.). 39, [1]p..

19th-century half brown morocco and marbled boards (rubbed), flat spine and title gilt.

            Publisher of elegant illustrated books, literary first editions and royal commissions, Morel authored this translation, supplied commentary and added his French version of Pico della Mirandola’s Twelve Rules for a Christian Life. In his dedication Morel describes correcting his text from more accurate sources and tTHE VISIT OF HENRI DE VALOIS, THE DEDICATEE, TO THE PRINTING SHOP. Of the book’s ten editions, two are held by American libraries. In good condition, ?contemporary inscription of Jean Moumy of Sens, 1747 inscription of the Saint-Pierre le Rond church library.
¶Dumoulin, Vie et œuvres de Fédéric Morel 187 (lists only this edition).

Item #11514

Price: $2,650.00