6076. Muret on Rites of funeral 1683

MACCLESFIELD COPY. MURET, (PIERRE). Rites of Funeral Ancient and Modern, in use through the known World. ... Translated into English by P. Lorrain. London (printed for Rich. Royston) 1683.

8:o (about 155x93 mm.). (12), 1-308 pp.
Contemporary brown calf, somewhat worn, cracks in upper joint, gilt spine in five compartments, some damage at head, redspeckled edges. First endpaper almost loose. From the library of the Earls of Macclesfield with engraved bookplate and small blindstamp on title and the following leaf.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1580.
Apparently the first issue of the first English edition of "Céremonies funèbres de toutes les nations" (1675), translated and dedicated to Samuel Pepys by Paul Lorrain.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).