Conference des edicts de pacification des troubles esmeus au royaume de France, pour le faict de la religion: & traittez ou reglemens faicts par les roi Charles IX & Henri III & de la declaration d'iceux, du roy Henri IIII de France & de Nauarre, publiee en Parlement le 25 feurier 1599 ; auec l'explication du contenu en chascun artcile par l'histoire ecclesiastique & profane, droicts ciuil & canonique, ordonnances & coustumes de ce royaume

Author

Pierre de Belloy

Title

Conference des edicts de pacification des troubles esmeus au royaume de France, pour le faict de la religion: & traittez ou reglemens faicts par les roi Charles IX & Henri III & de la declaration d'iceux, du roy Henri IIII de France & de Nauarre, publiee en Parlement le 25 feurier 1599 ; auec l'explication du contenu en chascun artcile par l'histoire ecclesiastique & profane, droicts ciuil & canonique, ordonnances & coustumes de ce royaume

Date

1600

Place

Paris

Publisher

P. L'Huillier & Iamet Mettayer

Language

French
Latin

Editor

Pierre de Belloy

Note

CONTENT:
Includes the 92 general articles of the edict, with commentary and marginal references to previous edicts.

TYPE:
Roman, Italic.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Printer’s device on title page, woodcut header image on first page of main text. As well, there is an ornament at the end of each section that resembles a fruit basket. 

DEDICATIONS: 
Privilege du sa Majesté and a dedication to Henri IV, Roy de France & de Navarre.

PROVENANCE:
CRRS bookplate on inner pastedown. T
here is a faint pen signature possibly of a bookseller or previous owner, Jean Brieriez. CRRS stamp on the final leaf. 

CONDITION: 
Binding: tight-back binding. The book has an elaborate marbled leopard pattern, leather over boards, quarter binding. The book does not open very easily and there is some chipping/fraying of the spine at times, but otherwise it is in good condition. As well, the printer has added gold rectangles, including gold letters for the title of the book, to the spine. 

Paper: wove paper; the pages show variation in the size of type. The printer had dyed the edges of the pages bright red for an aesthetic effect.

BINDING:
Tight-back binding. The book has an elaborate marbled leopard pattern, leather over boards, quarter binding. This book was rebound for a later owner and the bookbinder has added false bands in the spine for aesthetic purposes. 

Boards measure 11 x 17cm, leaves measure 10.5 x 16.6 cm.
 
INDEX:
Located at the front of the book; there is a letter following the index that indicates a statement of official proof from the King's lawyer (Latin). 

REPERTOIRE GENERALE:
This is a section that appears to be similar to an index and is located at the back of the book.

IMPRINT:
A Paris : Chez P. L'Huillier & Iamet Mettayer ..., 1600.

Colophon: Acheué d'imprimer pour la premiere fois, le huictiesme iour de mars, mil six cents.

FORMAT:
[16] p., 326 leaves [i.e. 652 p.], [50] p. ; 18 cm. (8vo)

Library Catalog

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

Num Pages

718

Call Number

BR845 .F7 1600

Item Type

Book

Files

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Collection

Citation

France and Pierre de Belloy, “Conference des edicts de pacification des troubles esmeus au royaume de France, pour le faict de la religion: & traittez ou reglemens faicts par les roi Charles IX & Henri III & de la declaration d'iceux, du roy Henri IIII de France & de Nauarre, publiee en Parlement le 25 feurier 1599 ; auec l'explication du contenu en chascun artcile par l'histoire ecclesiastique & profane, droicts ciuil & canonique, ordonnances & coustumes de ce royaume,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed May 19, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/8142.