[Abel Langelier (or L'Angelier) (1553?-1610)]

[Titlepage, woodcut and letterpress] LE SECOND TOME DES OEUVRES DE IEAN BACQUET ADVOCAT DU ROY EN LA CHAMBRE DU THRESOR…, published 1608.

Title page to the second volume of works by Bacquet, Jean (15..-1597) with large oval printer’s device of Abel Langelier (or L’Angelier) (1553?-1610) representing a shepherd kneeling in front of a fire and an angel coming from the sky. On the frame: ‘SACRUM PINGUE DABO NEC MACRUM SACRIFICABO’. It might hint to Abel, one of the sons of Adam and Eve, as the first name of the publisher is Abel.

Allegorical figures populate the outer frame. Monogrammed in a shield beneath the representation.

Date of print: 1608, published in Paris.

Letterpress and wood engraving on laid paper; total: 352 x 222 mm; despite a light pink shadow on the top left margin, in good condition, mounted on cardboard decorated with a line frame in black ink.

Incl. BTW  84,70

Excl. BTW  70,00

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