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Theatre des plans et iardinages: Contenant des secrets et des inventions incognuës à tous ceux qui jusqu’à present se sont meslez d’ecrire sur cette matiere . . .

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Mollet, Claude
Publication
Paris: Chez Charles de Sercy, 1652

Description

Digital facsimile

[16], 411, [1] p., 22 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. ; 22 cm. (4to)

"Auec priuilege du roy."

Title vignette; head-piece, initial letters.

Title page printed in red and black.

Author's name from the "Privilege du roy," p. facing t.p.

Book's dedication, signed by Charles de Sercy, is addressed to Nicolas Fouquet.

Plates 1–22 identical to plates 1–22 in [1595] unpublished manuscript with title Theatre de plans et iardinages.

Plates designed and signed lower left by Claude Mollet's sons: André Mollet (plates 1, 5, 9, 14, [15] [signed lower right corner: A. Mollet], 16, 19, 22); Jacques Mollet (plates 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 21); Noël Mollet (plates 4, 20); Claude Mollet (plates 17, 18).

 

Language

French
 

Subject

Landscape gardening -- Early works to 1800.; Gardening -- Design -- Early works to 1800.; Astrology -- Early works to 1800.; Parterres -- Early works to 1800.
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Mollet, Claude
Publication
Paris: Chez Charles de Sercy, 1652