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Launay, François de, 1612–1693
Traité du droit de chasse.
A Paris : Chez Gabriel Quinet, au Palais, dans la gallerie des Prisonniers, à l'Ange Gabriel, M.DC.LXXXI [1681]
Physical Description:
[12], 185, [3] p. ; 15 cm. (12mo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
KJV5795 .L38 1681
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Signatures: pi² (pi1 blank) ã⁴ A-O⁸/⁴ P¹⁰ (P10 blank).
Dedication signed: F. de Launay.
At foot of leaf ã4v: Achevé d'imprimer pour la premiere fois le 20. decembre 1680.
Text in French with bibliographical footnotes in Latin.
Wood-engraved ornament on t.p, wood-engraved head- and tail-pieces and initials.
BAC: Copy has 19th century dark blue gilt-tooled morocco binding with marbled end-papers; text block edges gilded.
BAC: Copy appears to lack leaves pi1 and P10 (preliminary and final blank leaves).
BAC: Copy has 19th century circular armorial bookplate with inscription "Ex libris Schwerdtii" on inside of upper board.
BAC: Copy has 17th century MS inscription "Ex dono auctoris patrono suo" on t.p.
Subject Terms:
Game laws -- France.
Quinet, Gabriel -- Printer (BAC RB)
Schwerdt, C. F. G. R. (Charles Francis George Richard), 1862-1939 -- Bookplate (BAC RB)
Wood engravings -- 1681 (BAC RB)

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