BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED 16TH-CENTURY FRENCH TREATISE ON THE REGION OF BURGUNDY, WITH FINE PROVENANCE
SAINT-JULIEN, Pierre de. De l'Origine des Bourgongnons. Paris, 1581.
First edition of this history of the French region of Burgundy (once a duchy, free county, and two kingdoms), illustrated with six superb folding double-page plates comprising woodcut city maps of Dijon, Beaune, Autun, Macon, and Chalon-sur-Saone, and a view of Tournus, in a fine 18th-century armorial binding. $3800.