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Hypnerotomachie, Ou Discours du Songe de Poliphile, Deduisant Comme Amour le Combat a L'occasion de Polia: Soubz la Fiction de Quoy L'aucteur Monstrant Que Toutes Choses Terrestres Ne Sont Que Vanité, Traicte de Plusieurs Matieres Profitables, & Dignes de Memoire

Nouuellement traduict de langage Italien en Francois
Format
Book; Online
Published
A Paris : Pour Iaques Keruer ..., 1546.
Language
French
Uniform Title
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili French (Middle French)
Related Title
Discours du songe de Poliphile
Description
[6], 157, [1] leaves : ill. ; 34 cm. (fol)
Notes
  • Translator is anonymous; edited by J. Martin; woodcuts are based on those designed for the 1st Italian edition (Venice, Manuzio, 1499, Poliphili hypnerotomachia ...), adapted to French technique by the elder Jean Cousin or Jean Goujon.
  • Signatures: ã⁶ A-Bb⁶ Cc⁸.
  • Title within woodcut border.
  • Colophon: Imprimé pour Iaques Keruer marchant libraire iuré en l'vniuersite de Paris, par Loys Cyaneus, le XX. iour d'Aoust, L'an M.D.XLVI.
  • Loys Cyaneus is a pseudonym for Louis Blaublom, according to Mortimer.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bookplate of Lucius Wilmerding. Also from the library of Nestlé John, according to handwritten note. Another note identifies the armorial binding as that of Pedro Alvarez de Osorio, d. 1589.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Gordon Collection. Bookplate of Douglas Gordon. Gordon list, 139.
Cited in
Mortimer, R. French 16th century books, 145. Wilmerding, L. Notable library, pt. 3, no. 226.
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Gordon 1546 .C65