[Featured Lot]. [Nostradamus]. Jant, Jacques Chevalier de. Predictions Tirees Des Centuries De Nostradamus Qui Vray Semblement se Peuvent Appliquer au Temps Present, & a la Guerre Entre la France & l'Angleterre, Contre les Provinces Unies. Avec l'explication des Medailles en Francois. [containing:] Suitte de Medailles Inscriptions, Emblesmes, [Peintures iniurieusses des Provinces unis. Avec la Reponse la France [&] Prophetie de Nostradamus. Sur la Longueur des Jours, et la Felicitie du Regne de Louis XIV.] [Rouen?]. N.P., 1673. Krown & Spellman retail: $1000.
    12mo. A8, B4, C8, D4, E8, F4, G4, H2. 53, [3], 83, [1]p. Contemp. limp vellum, title in ms. in old hand, bookplate of Daniel Ruzo (1900-1991) Peruvian archaeologist and Nostradamus authority, small tears in folding plates. 3 folding plates of medals. First Enlarged Edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    The Chevalier de Jant (1626-1676) French historian and Nostradamus commentator was born in Dijon. He was treasurer of finances for Dijon, the official in charge of the Cabinet des Raretes of Phillippe d'Orleans and held several important posts in the French government. He was a chevalier of the Order of Malta. Comarat 264. Benazra 264.Buget 1863,472. Caillet 5513. Cioranescu 36063. Guaita1483. Leoni 92. Houzeau/Lancaster 5283 "Tres rare." Cantamessa 2242. See: Dekesel 17th J3.

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