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Cronique & hystoire...contenant les choses advenues durant le regne du roy Loys Onziesme. Nouvellement reveue et corrigee

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 16th century, Author Philippe de Commynes (French, 1447–1511), Printer Galliot Du Pré (French, 1491?–1561)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet, Suppl. I, p. 281; Murray, French, 101 (April, 1524, edition)


Overall: 27.9 x 18.7 x 1.8 cm (11 x 7 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with woodcut title page and one woodcut

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Galliot Du Pré, 1524) Folio; 116 leaves; modern gilt-stamped armorial red morocco (Hardy-Mennil).

Architectural title-page border; coat of arms title verso; Du Pré printer’s mark verso of last leaf.

Paris: Galliot Du Pré, 1524


Bibliothèque de Mello (armorial binding stamp); Horatio G. Curtis (inscription: "H.G. Curtis / Paris 1902"); his widow, by whom bequeathed to MFA, October 10, 1940 [offered 1927; received 1940].

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis