Guy Marchant

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Guy Marchant
1483–1505/1506

Libraire-imprimeur

Succeeded by his nephew Jean Marchant at the same address, with an overlap in 1504 and 1505. Worked particularly for Jean Petit.

His output consists mainly of quartos in Latin. Year dates often in arabic numerals.

Address
From 1499: En Beauregard, derriere le College de Boncourt and in Bellouisu; also a lenseigne du roi Prestre Jehan.
References
Renouard, Répertoire, p. 293;
Claudin, Histoire, I, 335 ff.;
BMC, viii, 55-70.
BnF Data: Guy Marchant (imprimeur-libraire, 14..-15..)
Devices
Renouard 703: 1493–1502
Types
Name Size Dates Notes
R16 79R [1502?], 1503–1505
R8 94R 1502–1505
Rot58 74Rot 1483–1504
Rot62 76Rot 1493–1501
Rot6 205Rot 1491, 1494–1503
B11 83B 1500–1503
Gk5 1502
Some of Guy Marchant’s incunable types, although not found in his sixteenth-century books, are found in books printed by his successor Jean Marchant.
Lombards
Size Dates
7 mm 1501–1505
Initials
Guy Marchant did not use initials in the fifteenth century; the only initial recorded is in an unsigned vernacular text with Marchant’s address.
Signatures
‘$i’–‘$iii’/‘$iiii’.
Catchwords
none

21 August 1501
Andreas, de Escobar, 1348-1439.
Regula decimarum.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressus Parisius in Campo gaillardo [address of G. Marchant]. 1501. Die .21. Mensis Augusti.
8°: a–d⁸.
Printed with the device, address and typographical material of Guy Marchant.
[View full record]1606/492.
6 August 1502
Andrelini, Publio Fausto, 1462-1518.
Faustus De secunda victoria Neapolitana.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum Parisiis per magistrum Guidonem Mercatorem In Bellouisu. ... Millesimo quingentesimo secundo Sexto Augusti. Pro Iohanne Petit, [1502].
4°: a–b⁸.
Printed in Paris by Guy Marchant for Jean Petit.
[View full record]11405.e.2.
30 January 1503
Bouelles, Charles de, 1479-1567.
Methaphisicum introductorium cum alio quodam opusculo.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Guido mercator impressit: Anno 1503 Mense Ianuario die tricesima eiusdem. Vendit Iohannes paruus, [1503].
4°: a–d⁶ e⁴.
Printer in Paris by Guy Marchant for Jean Petit.
[View full record]8470.cc.10.
1503
Andrelini, Publio Fausto, 1462-1518.
[De neapolitana fornouiensique victoria.]
Faustus de neapolitana fornouiensique victoria.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] a Guidone mercatore. ac Iohanne paruo impressi: Parisiis. Anno .M. cccc. lxxxxvi. pridie kal Septembres [sic] [c. 1503].
4°: a–d⁶ e⁸.
Printed in Paris by Guy Marchant for Jean Petit.
[View full record]C.97.bb.33.
14 February 1505
Ephraem, Syrus, Saint, 303-373.
Sermones Ingeniosissimi ac s[an]ctissimi patris Ephrem Edissene ecclesie dyaconi. Per Ambrosium Camaldulensem de greco ... conuersi.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressit Guido Mercator Pro Ioanne Paruo, Anno Millesimo Quingentesimo quinto. Februarii die decima quarta [1504 (1505 n.s.)].
4°: a–q⁸/⁴ r⁸.
Printed in Paris by Guy Marchant for Jean Petit.
[View full record]3805.aaa.22.
16 January 1504
Catherine, of Siena, Saint, 1347-1380.
La vie de ma dame saincte Katherine de Seine [sic].
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Imprimee en Beauregard [by G. Marchant]. Lan mil cinq cens et trois. Le .xvi. iour de Ianuier. Pour Iehan Petit, [1503 (1504 n.s.?)].
4°: a⁸ b–i⁶ K⁶.
Printed with the address and typographical material of Guy Marchant for Jean Petit.
[View full record]C.97.b.12.
21 March 1502
Baptista, Mantuanus, 1448-1516.
[Contra poetas impudice loquentes.]
F. Baptistę Mantuani Carmelitę Theologi aureum contra impudice scribentes opusculum: familiariter explicatum.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum est hoc opus pro Iohanne petit [pr. by G. Marchant]. Anno 1502 Die vero .xxi. Martii.
4°: Aa⁸ Bb–Cc⁶.
Printed in Paris with the typographical material of Guy Marchant for Jean Petit.
[View full record]11405.e.44(1).

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