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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V5639

Author Fouilloux, Jacques du
Title LA VENERIE de Iacques du Fouilloux
PlacePub Paris
Publisher Pierre Billaine
Date 1635
Illustrations Woodcuts (56 large cuts four being full-page) of hunting scenes with dogs, stags, wild boar, fox &c sometimes attributed to Jost Amman.
Description Small quarto (225x170mm) original vellum (slightly worn rear inner hinge partly broken) [4]+124+[4] leaves. Two leaves (T1&2) in facsimile and without "Fauconnerie" although it is listed on titlepage. *Geo. Steevens copy "ex dono F. Douce" on titlepage bookplate of H.F. Broadwood. Some paper browning. Titlepage in red/black, musical notation for hunting calls & shepherdess tunes illustrated with 3 charming cuts. "Un ouvrage curieux et tres recherche" (II Brunet 1356 listing other editions, "still among rarest of French works on subject" Jas.Edm.Harting, compare Bibliogr. Accipitraria 1964).
Booknumber V5639
Price Price: GBP 340.00 or USD 439.00
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