French Decorative Bookbinding - Sixteenth Century

l'atelier des reliures LOUIS XII et FRANÇOIS Ier
the decorative bookbindings from the workshops of Louis XII and Francis I

Inventory - reliure No. 19

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(No. 19) Vincent de Beauvais, Speculum historiale., [Venise}, H. Lichtenstein, 1494, upper cover..
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Reliure aux armes de François Ier

Image from: J. Guignard, L'atelier des reliures Louis XII (Blois ou Paris?) et l'atelier de Simon Vostre,
1968, Plate IV Fig. 16.

Located at the Rodez Bibliothèque municipale, no. 135.

see also:

Pol Neveux et Emile Dacier, Les richesses des Bibliothèques de France, tome II (1932), pl. XXX

L.-M. Michon, A propos d'une reliure de Rodez, dans Les trésors des bibliothèques de France (1933) tome IV, pl. LXVII.

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