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SUETONE. Suetone Tranquile De la vie des XII Cesars. Traduit par George de la Boutière Autunois. 1569.

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Suetone Tranquile De la vie des XII Cesars. Traduit par George de la Boutière Autunois. 

Lyon, Jean de Tournes, 1569.

4to (210x145 mm), (8)-369-(41) pages.  binding : F0ull sheep from the xviith century, spine with six compartments. Compartments gilden with lilyflowers. Caps worn, first joint starting to split. 

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Second edition of the french translation by George de La Boutière.
The original edition, printed by Jean De Tournes senior, appeared in 1556. The 1569 edition contains a new preface by Jean de Tournes junior.

Each of the twelve chapters are decorated with a medallion bearing the effigy of Caesar treated by Suetonius.

references: Brunet [V, 584].

provenance: Handwritten ex libris on blanks and title page.

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