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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    BOILEAU DESPREAUX, Nicolas (1636-1711). Oeuvres. Amsterdam, David Mortier, 1717. 4 volumes, 12° (163 x 92mm). Titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved portrait, frontispieces in volumes II-IV and 7 plates (a little waterstaining in top margins of vol.I). Contemporary French red morocco, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides, gilt spines, inner dentelles, gilt edges (a few extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: ? Bateman (his vicecomital bookplate). This edition not in Cohen-de Ricci. (4)

    Price Realised  

    BOILEAU DESPREAUX, Nicolas (1636-1711). Oeuvres. Amsterdam, David Mortier, 1717. 4 volumes, 12° (163 x 92mm). Titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved portrait, frontispieces in volumes II-IV and 7 plates (a little waterstaining in top margins of vol.I). Contemporary French red morocco, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides, gilt spines, inner dentelles, gilt edges (a few extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: ? Bateman (his vicecomital bookplate). This edition not in Cohen-de Ricci. (4)


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