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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    CREBILLON, Prosper Jolyot de (1674-1762). Oeuvres. Paris: imprimerie royale, 1750. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece by Le Bas after Boucher and the scarce portrait by Ficquet after Aved, engraved title vignette, royal arms and initial. Contemporary citron morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides with a fleuron at the corners, at the centre the arms of Madame Sophie de France [Olivier 2514 fer 1], gilt spines with brown lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Madame Sophie de France -- William Beckford (his first sale, lot 2237). Cohen-de Ricci 263 (mentioning this copy). (2)

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    CREBILLON, Prosper Jolyot de (1674-1762). Oeuvres. Paris: imprimerie royale, 1750. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece by Le Bas after Boucher and the scarce portrait by Ficquet after Aved, engraved title vignette, royal arms and initial. Contemporary citron morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides with a fleuron at the corners, at the centre the arms of Madame Sophie de France [Olivier 2514 fer 1], gilt spines with brown lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Madame Sophie de France -- William Beckford (his first sale, lot 2237). Cohen-de Ricci 263 (mentioning this copy). (2)


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