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    Sale 2488 | Lot 135
    Price Realized: $715With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 135

      PARÉ, AMBROISE. Les Oeuvres. Title within woodcut historiated architectural border; engraved portrait of the author; over 300 text woodcuts of anatomical subjects, surgical instruments and procedures, monsters and freaks of nature, etc. [26], 1228, [113] pages, with last index leaf mounted inside rear cover. Folio, 348x220 mm, old calf, rebacked, worn;, internally rough copy with contents toned and soiled, preliminaries dampstained in margins and frayed along edges, occasionally heavy stains and ink blots elsewhere including irregular allover discoloration on pages 921-24, scattered clean tears, blank lower outer corner off several leaves, title trimmed and mounted, portion torn from top of Q5-6 with text loss, crudely repaired clean tears on 2B3 and 3X1, narrow horizontal strips excised from blank areas of 3A5 and restored, wormholes through last 2 leaves. Paris: Nicolas Buon, 1614

      Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

      Seventh collected edition. Alden 614/86; Doe 35; Krivatsy 8592; Tchemerzine (1977) V, 42b note.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $715