Sale: 379 / Rare Books, May 23. 2011 in Hamburg Lot 170

 
Pierre Gallisard - Pulicis Encomium. 1550

170
Pierre Gallisard
Pulicis Encomium. 1550
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 440
Sold:
€ 384 / $ 422

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Gallissardus, P., Pulicis encomium physica ratione tractatum. With woodcut printer's device on title and 2 woodcut initials . Lyon, J. de Tournes 1550. 19th century calf with 2 labels in colors. Small 8vo. 38 p., 1 blank l.Cartier 170. - BM STC, French Books p. 197. - Brunet II, 1467. - Not in Adams and the collection Trautner. - First edition, extremely rare. - The prosaic main work of the French theologian and Dominican Pierre Gallisard (died 1577) and an early example of 16th century \b\i Flea literature . Gallisard wrote his work after the 'Encomium Pulicis' by C. Calcagnini from 1519. - Front joint slightly torn and loosened.First edition, extremely rare. - The prosaic main work of the French theologian and Dominican Pierre Gallisard (died 1577) and an early example of 16th century Flea literature. With woodcut printer's device on title and 2 woodcut initials.19th century calf with 2 labels in colors. - Front joint slightly torn and loosened.
170
Pierre Gallisard
Pulicis Encomium. 1550
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 440
Sold:
€ 384 / $ 422

(incl. 20% surcharge)