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Identifier: 
exws_pages_b03_item20
Title: 
Leaf from “Portraits et Vies des Hommes Illustres”
Creator: 
Thevet, André, 1502-1590
Date: 
1584
Description: 
A leaf from Portraits et Vies des Hommes Illustres, par André Thevet, Angoumoysin (of Angoulême), Premier Cosmograph du Roy. It was printed on the press of Kervert and Chaudiére, Paris, 1584. While the large initial letter was probably a cut from wood, the larger engraving was done on copper. The recto side of this leaf is marked as page 382; the verso side has no page number.
Dimensions: 
9.7 x 14.7 in. (24.6 x 37.3 cm)
Subject: 
detached leaves
Subject: 
Manuscripts--Specimens
Subject: 
Printing--History
Location: 
Paris (France)
Century: 
Sixteenth century
Language: 
French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
Collection: 
Pages from the Past
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Source: 
Z4 .P33x. Pages from the past : original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Rights: 
The digital version is available for education use under ‘Fair Use’ guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Digital Date: 
2018