[Featured Lot]. Guillon, René. Tabulae, Monstrantes Viam Qua Iter Recta in Graeciam, Nimirum Paucis Complectentes Summam Universae literaturae Graecorum: Quibus, Anno Sexagesimo Septimo Supra Mille & Quingentos, Praeposita Sunt ab Auctore... & Inserta Sunt Alia Innumera Praecepta Antehac in Iisdem Tabulis non Visa, Quae non Solum Recte Legendi Vecteque Scribendi Dostrinam, sed Etiam Graecorum Omnium Auctorum Artem Literariam, & Rationem Dicendi Amplectuntur. Paris: Jean Bienné, 1567. Krown & Spellman retail: $750.
    4to. [¹2], a-z4, A-M4. [5], 278, [1]p. Full modern calf, blind tooled ruling, red morocco label with gilt lettering on spine. Brown speckled edges. Ruling in red. Light browning, very minor dampstain. Clean tear on M4. Text in Latin. Numerous printed charts. First edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    René Guillon (1500-1570) worked under the master Guillaume Budé. The corpus of his works dwelt entirely within the Hellenistic field. This is a scarce book with no copies on OCLC or RLIN. Not in Graesse, Brunet, Adams, BM STC (French). Renouard, Parisiens, III, 611. Buisson 346. Maittaire III, 2 742. KVK 00118817809 (1 copy).           

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