L'Hermite de Souliers Blanchard Jean Baptiste Francois (d. 1670) Les Eloges de tous Premiers Presidens du Parlement de Paris. Paris: Chez Cardin Besongne, 1645. First edition, folio, engraved title, illustrated with numerous hand-colored copper-plate engraved coats of arms, this copy supplemented with many added pages, some inscribed, some blank, and extra text added by hand; bound in full contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine, rebacked (joints cracked) with the gilt arms of the Society of the writers to the Signet on both boards, 13 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. a4, A-M4; a6, A-Z4, Aa-Dd4, Ee6, Ff-Zz4, AAa-BBb4, CCc5, DDd-EEe4, FFf5, GGg-QQq4, a4, e6, C-Q4, [ ]2, R4. Estimate $200-300 Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.