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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    D'ANGUOLEME, Margaret, Queen Consort of Henry II, King of Navarre. Heptameron. Les nouvelles de Marguerite, reine de Navarre. Bern: chez la Nouvelle Société Typographique, 1780-1. 3 volumes, 8° (192 x 114mm). Half titles, additional engraved title by Eichler after Dunker, repeated in voumes II & III, 73 plates after Freudeberg, 72 head- and 72 tailpieces after Dunker (leaves in vol.III lightly browned, occasional spotting in all vols., light offsetting from plates). Contemporary red morocco gilt, triple fillet border enclosing the SWEDISH ROYAL ARMS on sides, triple crowns as cornerpieces, flat spines elaborately gilt in compartments, green morocco lettering-pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges (spines very lightly sunfaded, very lightly rubbed). Cohen-de-Ricci 680-681 (mentioning this copy). (3)

    Price Realised  

    D'ANGUOLEME, Margaret, Queen Consort of Henry II, King of Navarre. Heptameron. Les nouvelles de Marguerite, reine de Navarre. Bern: chez la Nouvelle Société Typographique, 1780-1. 3 volumes, 8° (192 x 114mm). Half titles, additional engraved title by Eichler after Dunker, repeated in voumes II & III, 73 plates after Freudeberg, 72 head- and 72 tailpieces after Dunker (leaves in vol.III lightly browned, occasional spotting in all vols., light offsetting from plates). Contemporary red morocco gilt, triple fillet border enclosing the SWEDISH ROYAL ARMS on sides, triple crowns as cornerpieces, flat spines elaborately gilt in compartments, green morocco lettering-pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges (spines very lightly sunfaded, very lightly rubbed). Cohen-de-Ricci 680-681 (mentioning this copy). (3)


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