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Three large illustrations from La Salade . . .

Condition Description
2° (251 x 185 mm).

Title printed in red and black within a woodcut historiated border incorporating the printer's cipher, 54 (of 62) leaves and 2 (of 3) large folding maps of "Le mont de la Sibille" and the eastern hemisphere, a full-page woodcut in two compartments on the verso of the title-page, repeated on h1v, and 18 other smaller woodcuts in the text (of 19, lacking woodcut on k1), woodcut initials, some historiated. Double-column, lettres bâtardes.

Lacking genealogy of the Kings of Aragon [found between h3 and h4] and leaves e3, e4, k1, k2, k4, k5, k7 and k8 [woodcut device on verso] last 6 leaves partially supplied from another early edition, ownership inscription removed from title, some light staining.)

18th-century French mottled calf gilt with the ARMS OF MADAME DE POMPADOUR [Olivier 2399, fer 1] on sides, gilt spine (rebacked, old spine laid down).
McClymont, The Theory of the an Antipodal Southern Continent During The Sixteenth Century, Extracted from the Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australian Association for Advancement of Science, p. 22 (Hobart, 1892).