Title: Les Femmes Heroiques, Comparees Avec Les Heros: Ensemble les Moralitez a la fin de chaque Histoire; Enrichies de tres-belles Figures, 1669
Author: Jacques du Bosc
Publisher: A Paris, Gabriel Quinet
A mid 17th century edition of du Bos’s Women Heroes, compared with the Heroes, together with morals at the end of each story, and enriched with beautiful figures.
There are 8 double folding plates present throughout.
Two books in one finely bound volume, in 12mo, (4)+296, (2)+202 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the boards, and chipping to the foot of the spine. Several plates bear signs of repair and tears, some more heavily repaired. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.