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14 June 2017

Coppin (Jean).

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Lot 8

Estimate: £400 - £600

Le Bouclier de l'Europe: ou La Guerre Sainte, contenant des avis politiques & Chrˆtiens, qui peuvent servir de lumi‚re aux rois & aux souverains de la Chrˆtient‚, pour garantir leurs estats des incursions des Turcs, & reprendre ceux qu'ils ont usurp‚ sur eux. Avec une relation De Voyages faits dans la Turquie, la Th‚baide & la Barbarie, 1st edition, Paris: Jean Couterot & Louis Guerin, 1686,
number stamp and partially erased ink library stamp to blank areas of title with stencil motif to verso, lacks initial (?)blank, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper lower margin, later quarter morocco gilt over boards, rubbed and with evidence of library label removal to foot of spine, 4to
There are three issues of this first edition: Le Puy (Blackmer copy), Lyon and Paris (not cited in Blackmer), all dated 1686. The Paris edition was issued without the four engraved plates found in both other editions.
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