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Bod-Inc: F-092

Franc, Martin

Le Champion des dames [French].


Analysis of Content

a2r Franc, Martin: [Letter addressed to] Philip [the Good], Duke of Burgundy. Martin Le Franc, Le Champion des dames, ed. Arthur Piaget, part I, Mémoires et documents publiés par la Société d'histoire de la Suisse Romande, III/8 (Lausanne, 1968), 1-5; see also Léon Barbey, Martin Le Franc, prévôt de Lausanne, avocat de l'amour et de la femme au XVe siècle (Fribourg, 1985).

a5r Franc, Martin: Le Champion des dames. Martin Le Franc, Le Champion des dames, ed. Piaget.


Imprint: [Lyons: Printer of the Champion des Dames (Jean Du Pré?), before May 1488]. Folio.

Remarks: On the printer (designated by Pr the Printer of the Complainte de l'âme damnée), see BMC VIII pp. lvi and 281.


Collation: a–x8 y z A6.

Illustrations: 63 woodcuts.


ISTC: if00277000

Hain: HC 7311;

Goff: Goff F‑277;


Proctor: Pr 8695;

Others: Claudin IV 404; Pellechet 4892; Polain 2450; Sheppard 6650.

LCN: 14827898


Copy number: F-092(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century French brown calf, the spine later covered with a strip of eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco; on both covers a gold stamp with the arms of Foucault; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 290 × 215 × 41 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 200 mm.

Provenance: Nicolas Joseph Foucault (1643-1721); armorial book-plate. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce F 518.

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