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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    BOISARD, J.-J.-F.-M. (1743-1831). Fables. [Paris: no printer, 1777]. 2 volumes, 8° (229 x 137mm). 2 engraved title-vignettes, 9 plates and 2 culs-de-lampe by Saint-Aubin and Schmitz after Monnet, half-titles (plates a trifle foxed). Contemporary French red morocco, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides with a fleuron at the corners, flat spines gilt with brown lettering and numbering pieces, gilt edges, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: unidentified bookplate. Second, and best, edition. Cohen-de Ricci 172. (2)

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    BOISARD, J.-J.-F.-M. (1743-1831). Fables. [Paris: no printer, 1777]. 2 volumes, 8° (229 x 137mm). 2 engraved title-vignettes, 9 plates and 2 culs-de-lampe by Saint-Aubin and Schmitz after Monnet, half-titles (plates a trifle foxed). Contemporary French red morocco, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides with a fleuron at the corners, flat spines gilt with brown lettering and numbering pieces, gilt edges, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: unidentified bookplate. Second, and best, edition. Cohen-de Ricci 172. (2)


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