Histoire du grand schisme d'Occident

Author

Louis Maimbourg

Title

Histoire du grand schisme d'Occident

Date

1678

Place

Paris

Publisher

S. Mabre-Cramoisy, Imprimeur du Roy

Language

French
Latin

Note

CONTENT:
Added t.p., engr.

This book uses 'v' for the letter v and does not use variant 'u' except in one Latin engraving on page 202. 

The author, Maimbourg, was a Jesuit priest.

TYPE:
Roman, Italic.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Header engraving images at the start of each section; printer's device (7cm x 7.5cm), decorated engraving initials throughout; the main title page is a very elaborate compartment which is an engraving done by Seuin delin. Gantrel Seul (illustrator); on page 202, there is an engraving of a club surrounded by leaves and the Latin inscription reads: "Et praesidium decvs".

DEDICATIONS:
avec approbation et privilege du Roy (in addition to the king's permission, this book is also signed by Cardinal Cybo). The exract of the privilege is placed at the back of the book where there is both indication of p
ermission du Réverend Pere Provincial as well as an indication of having been signed by another cleric (signé Estienne Dechamps

As well, there is an avertissement (warning) section that was likely added for legal reasons. 

PROVENANCE:
C
RRS bookplate on inner pastedown as well as a sticker that says “Libraire Saint Marie Moissac”. Someone has written in pencil on the inner pastedown: “edition originale, Bean [sic] front gravé, vignette cellrire et le beaux bandeaux.” Below that is another note that says 11,278, which is an accession number.

CONDITION:
Binding: tight-back binding. Leather over boards, likely calfskin, scratches on front and back, ridges on the spine which appear authentic, and there is gold lettering for the title. 

Paper: very good condition, wove paper has just a few brown splotches in some places, and there are only a few pages with grooves in them; the impression of ink from the excract of privilege of the king's permission has bled through onto the next blank recto leaf. There is some evidence of little nicks of paint on leaves toward the back of the book. The edges of the pages have been marbled by the printer.

BINDING:
Tight-back book, leather over boards, golden letters on the spine; ridges appear to be authentic.

Boards measure 19 x 26.2cm , leaves measure 18.5cm x 25.2cm.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
There is a section labelled "Sommaire" (summary) which offers a detailed breakdown of the contents of each section a well as a table of contents at the back of the book.

MARGINALIA:
There is printed marginalia throughout as well as some handwritten marginalia.

IMPRINT:
Paris : S. Mabre-Cramoisy, Imprimeur du Roy, 1678.

FORMAT:
[22], 632 [18] p. : ill.

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Num Pages

672

Call Number

BX1301 .M33 1678

Item Type

Book

Files

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Collection

Citation

Louis Maimbourg, “Histoire du grand schisme d'Occident,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed April 13, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/9500.