Auction 91, Lot 434

"Illustrated leaf",

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1584 (published)

Publication: Portraits et Vies des Hommes Illustres

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 15 inches
25.4 x 38.1 cm

A fine early leaf from the press of Kervert and Chaudiere from this work by Andre Thevet. It is an interesting combination of a copper engraved portrait and a woodcut initial letter. The large portrait is of Gennadius, Prestre de Marseille. Minor damp stain in margin.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $25

Closed on 6/14/2000

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