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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9 A

    BOILEAU-DESPREAUX, Nicolas (1636-1711). Oeuvres, edited by Brossette and Saint-Marc. Amsterdam: D.J. Changuion, 1771. Titles printed in red and black with differing engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece in volume I and 8 plates in volume II, half-titles (without the frontispieces in vol.II-V called for by Cohen-de Ricci). Contemporary French red morocco, triple line border round sides, flat spines gilt to a zigzag chevron pattern and with green morocco lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Cohen-de Ricci 170 (calling for only 6 plates). (5)

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    BOILEAU-DESPREAUX, Nicolas (1636-1711). Oeuvres, edited by Brossette and Saint-Marc. Amsterdam: D.J. Changuion, 1771. Titles printed in red and black with differing engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece in volume I and 8 plates in volume II, half-titles (without the frontispieces in vol.II-V called for by Cohen-de Ricci). Contemporary French red morocco, triple line border round sides, flat spines gilt to a zigzag chevron pattern and with green morocco lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Cohen-de Ricci 170 (calling for only 6 plates). (5)


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