W/F-3-22

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Shelfmark W/F-3-22
Wolfgang Lazius. Reipublicae Romanae in exteris prouinciis, bello acquisitis, constitutae, commentariorum libri duodecim; ... Autore Wolfgango Lazio.
Frankfurt am Main: 1598.
Armorial binding stamp (French, 17th-century) on front and back boards, with four crescent moons and two crossed swords
Inscription on front free endpaper: Ex libris Joannis Galloys Presbyteri Abbatis Corensis Emi 6ll 1674.
Inscription on title page: Stephen Hunt.
Part of the bequest of Stephen Hunt (1714), probably purchased in Paris.
Previously owned by a member of a French noble family and then by Jean Gallois, Abbot of the Priory of Cuers, member of the Académie Française, and professor of French at the Collège royal, who bought it for 6 livres in 1674. Stephen Hunt owned a copy of the 1710 sale catalogue of Gallois's library.