Catalog Record: Histoire des plus illustres et scavans hommes de leurs siecles : tant de l'Europe que de l'Asie, Afrique & Amerique : avec leurs portraits en tailles-douces, tirez sur les veritables originaux | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Histoire des plus illustres et scavans hommes de leurs siecles :
tant de l'Europe que de l'Asie, Afrique & Amerique : avec leurs portraits en tailles-douces, tirez sur les veritables originaux /
par A. Thevet histpropgraphe ; divisé en VIII tomes.

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Main Author: Thevet, André, 1502-1590.
Related Names: Mauger, François 17th cent.
Language(s): French
Published: A Paris : Chez François Mauger ..., 1670.
Subjects: Biography > Biography / Portraits > Biography / Portraits / Early works to 1800.
Biography > Biography / Dictionaries > Biography / Dictionaries / French > Biography / Dictionaries / French / Early works to 1800.
Portraits > Portraits / France > Portraits / France / 17th century.
Engravings > Engravings / France > Engravings / France / 17th century.
Note: Vol. 1 has 2 engraved frontispieces (arms of Cardinal de Buillon, to whom work is dedicated, and angel bearing his monogram); also ports. of Buillon and of Thevet. Nearly all biographies are preceded by engraved port. of the subject, printed as a plate.
Expanded ed. of: Les vrais pourtraits et vies des hommes illustres, 1584.
Physical Description: 8 v. : ports. ; 16 cm. (12mo in 8s & 4s)
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