Les CL. Pseavmes de David / mis en vers françois, & rapportez verset pour verset selon la vraye traduction latine receue en l'Eglise Catholique par Iean Metezeau ...

Accession number: 
PML 17523
Uniform title: 
Bible. Psalms. French. Metezeau. 1610.
A Paris : Chez Robert Fouët, ruë St. Iacques a l'occasion deuant les Mathurins, 1610.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910.
[144], 688, [16] p. : ill., ports. (engravings) ; 19 cm

Engraved t.p.
Date at foot of Gaultier's engraved t.p. has been changed in ink from 1610 to 1616 with brown ink.
This copy: [144], 688 p. only; lacking collation Xx found in some copies.
Collation: *⁸ **⁸ ***⁸ â⁸ ê⁸ î⁸ ô⁸ û⁸ [cross]⁸ A-Z⁸ Aa-Xx⁸.
This book was originally written for Henri IV, afterwards reproduced for Anne of Austria, Louis XIII's portrait being inserted.
Léonard Gaultier engraved the t.p., a portrait of Louis XIII, two of Henri IV and the illustrations for the calendrier with the exception of the illustrations for December which was engraved by I. Swefinck. The engraved portrait of the author is unsigned.

Brown morocco with the chiffre of Anne of Austria.
Variant Title: 

Cent-cinquante pseaumes de David

Anne of Austria; inscription at foot of t.p. in ink: "Johannis Christi_nii 00.D.CXXIX."; Pierpont Morgan.