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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

    BOSSUET, Jacques Benigne (1627-1704). Discours sur l'histoire universelle. Paris: S. Mabre-Cramoisy, 1681. 4° (283 x 205mm). Engraved device on title, engraved en-tête, initial and cul-de-lampe. Contemporary green morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt spine, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: presentation copy given to the Jesuits at Paris by the Abbé de la Chaile (inscription at head of title) -- unidentified bookplate.

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    BOSSUET, Jacques Benigne (1627-1704). Discours sur l'histoire universelle. Paris: S. Mabre-Cramoisy, 1681. 4° (283 x 205mm). Engraved device on title, engraved en-tête, initial and cul-de-lampe. Contemporary green morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt spine, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: presentation copy given to the Jesuits at Paris by the Abbé de la Chaile (inscription at head of title) -- unidentified bookplate.


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