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What is this?

Book of 153 pages of ornamental monogrames and some medallions. In addition, 16 plates of "Supports and Chimiera" for ornaments on armor: the 17th plate is bound in as a frontispiece. The "table" follows with the Forward placed last.

This is a book from France. It is dated 1685 and we acquired it in 1962. Gift of Hamill and Barker. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

engravings on cream laid paper, bound in boards with leather spine

Its dimensions are

Cover: 18.2 x 12.5 cm (7 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Nicolas Verien was the designer and Hamill & Barker was the donor of this object.

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