Chroniques de Jean d'Auton, by AUTON, Jean d’ (1466?-1528).‘JACOB, Paul…

AUTON, Jean d’ (1466?-1528).
‘JACOB, Paul L., Bibliophile’, ie LACROIX, Paul (1805-1884), editor.

Chroniques de Jean d'Auton, publiées pour la première fois en entier, d’après les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque du Roi, avec une notice et des notes, par Paul. L. Jacob, Bibliophile. Tome Premier [-Quatrième]. Paris, Silvestre, 1834.

First Edition. Four volumes, 8vo (220 x 135 mm), pp. [ii], xvi, 575; [ii], 412; [3]-358; [ii], 391, some foxing and spotting in text, in contemporary full calf, triple gilt fillet to spines with internal blind fillets, plain spines lettered and ruled in gilt, marbled edges, contemporary heraldic bookplates.

A masterpiece of antiquarian scholarship, this is the first complete publication of the works of the monk, poet and chronicler, Jean d’Auton, taken from the manuscripts in the Bibliothèque du Roi and accompanied by a prefatory essay and notes by the great bibliophile, Paul Lacroix.

OCLC lists no copies outside France or Germany.

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