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OVIDE. Métamorphoses en rondeaux imprimez et enrichis...

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OVIDE. Métamorphoses en rondeaux imprimez et enrichis de figures par ordre de Sa Majesté et dédiez à Monseigneur le Dauphin. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1676; in-folio, contemporary red morocco binding, gilt fillets and arms on boards, spine ribbed and decorated with flowers and gilt motifs, inner lace and gilt edges. First edition of the translation-adaptation in verse of the Metamorphoses by Isaac de Benserade. It is decorated in the first edition with 226 FIGURES IN THE TEXT ENGRAVED ON COPPER BY FRANÇOIS CHAUVEAU, SÉBASTIEN LE CLERC AND JEAN LE PAUTRE. Small brown marks on the two preliminary blank leaves. BOUND IN RED MOROCCO WITH THE ARMS OF LOUIS XIV. From the library of Alfred Piet with ex-libris.