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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    AUGUSTINE, Saint. Les confessions ... traduction nouvelle. Paris: J.B. Coignard, 1686. 8° (215 x 134mm). Engraved frontispiece by Mariette after Corneille, en-tête with portrait of Louis XIV and 12 en-têtes at the beginning of each book. Contemporary French red morocco, 2 gilt borders à la Du Seuil round sides, the inner one with decorative cornerpieces, gilt spine with green morocco lettering-piece, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: THE LAMOIGNON COPY (book-label and crowned 'L' on A2r) -- Frederick J.O. Montagu (bookplate). LARGE PAPER COPY.

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    AUGUSTINE, Saint. Les confessions ... traduction nouvelle. Paris: J.B. Coignard, 1686. 8° (215 x 134mm). Engraved frontispiece by Mariette after Corneille, en-tête with portrait of Louis XIV and 12 en-têtes at the beginning of each book. Contemporary French red morocco, 2 gilt borders à la Du Seuil round sides, the inner one with decorative cornerpieces, gilt spine with green morocco lettering-piece, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: THE LAMOIGNON COPY (book-label and crowned 'L' on A2r) -- Frederick J.O. Montagu (bookplate). LARGE PAPER COPY.


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