Sensuive[n]t les vigilles de la mort du feu roy Charles septiesme a neuf pseaulmes et neuf lecons contenans la cronique et les faitz advenuz durant la vie dudit feu roy. Composees par maisre Marcial de Paris dit dauvergne procureur en parlement.

Accession number: 
PML 51585
Martial, d'Auvergne, -1508.
Imprime a Paris : par Jehan du Pre, le xviii. jour de may. Mil.cccc. iiiixx. et xiii [18 May 1493]
[116] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 27 cm (4to)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Fellows, 1961.

Title from half-title page, leaf a1r.
Imprint from colophon, leaf p6r: Imprime a Paris par Jehan du pre demourant aux deux cynes en la grant rue saint jacques le xviii. jour de may. Mil.cccc. iiiixx. et xiii.
Du Pré's device, leaf a1r.
Printed in du Pré's types 16:135G and 17:106/107G.
Signatures: a-h⁸; i-n⁸ o-p⁶: 116 leaves.
Paper format: Royal quarto.
Woodcuts attributed to the Master of Anne of Brittany or Meister der Apokalypsenrose (also known as Master of the Unicorn Hunt, active approximately 1480-1510), identified possibly as Jean d'Ypres (died 1508).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 26.5 x 18 cm.

19th-century French gilt-tooled full red goatskin over paper boards (27 x 19 cm), sewn on 5 supports by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.
Variant Title: 

Les vigilles de la mort de Charles VII


Hand decoration: Rubrication not required. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

James Erhart Coppinger (d. 1863), leather name label (front pastedown); Leopold Double, baron (1812-1881), armorial booklabel "Museo Double" (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from H.P. Kraus as the gift of the Fellows, March 1961.