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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    Bibliotheque du théatre françois. Depuis son origine. Dresden: Michel Groell, 1763. 3 volumes, 8° (194 x 125mm). Half titles, engraved frontispieces and title in each volume printed in red and black, engraved head- and tailpieces (some leaves browned, some light spotting). 18th-century French morocco, triple line border on sides with floral corner pieces, spines with raised bands with dark morocco lettering-pieces, compartments decorated in gilt with floral and foliate motifs, gilt edges (a few very light marks on sides). Brunet I, 933. (3)

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    Bibliotheque du théatre françois. Depuis son origine. Dresden: Michel Groell, 1763. 3 volumes, 8° (194 x 125mm). Half titles, engraved frontispieces and title in each volume printed in red and black, engraved head- and tailpieces (some leaves browned, some light spotting). 18th-century French morocco, triple line border on sides with floral corner pieces, spines with raised bands with dark morocco lettering-pieces, compartments decorated in gilt with floral and foliate motifs, gilt edges (a few very light marks on sides). Brunet I, 933. (3)


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