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Illustrated Incunabula Fragment. Mer des Histoires.
Lyon: Jean Du Pré, 20 August 1491.
Folio, consisting of fifty-seven leaves, most with woodcuts, including very large initials, full-page images, and some repeats, also includes a colophon for the first volume and a striking xylographic and decorated capital L showing Saint George slaying the dragon, with lively grotesque images along the fringes of the letter; some staining and worming, generally fresh, disbound, approximately half of the leaves 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in., the others 13 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.