Paris: Abel Langelier, 1606.
Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046540
Contemporary full calf, worn at edges, one corner wormed, lettering piece chipped with loss, spine ends with wear and some rubbing to hinges - quite sound overall. Slight worming to bottom corner of first few pages and a small dampstain, scattered mostly minor foxing and age toning, a few early notes, light staining in the outer margin early on and at very end, folding map of the Adriatic chipped at the edges - very clean overall internally and a very good copy of the second edition of scholar, cryptographer, and alchemist Blaise de Vigenere's translation, first published in 1583. Illustrated. (16), 462pp, (blank), 463-1752 (numbered in columns), (1), 1753-1786 (leaves), (114) leaves. Graesse L 234 (1617 ed.) Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046540.