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LES OEUVRES DE CLEMENT MAROT DE CAHORS, VALET DE CHAMBRE DU ROY, REVUES & AUGMENTEES DE NOUVEAU

By Marot, Clement

Adrian Moetjens, 1714. Hardcover. 12mo. Contemporary full speckled calf. Five raised bands. Compartments decoratively tooled in gilt. Titles gilt on maroon inlays. Blind stamped triple rule border to boards, gilt fillets to all board edges. Two volumes, continuously paginated. xiv, 712, [15]. Text in French. Heel board edges rubbed, corners bumped. Vol. II lacks a 4 x 10 mm section from head of spine, exposing backstrip. Clement Marot (1496 - 1544), a well-regarded court poet who worked for Francis I of France and Marguerite of Narvarre. According the opening paragraph of the book's introduction, "Marot etoit un Poete celebre du XVI. Siecle, ses Ouvrages repandus par tout l'Univers, l'ont fait connoitre de tout les gens de lettres.

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