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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 272

    DESFORGES, P.J.B.C. Le poète, ou mémoires d'un homme de lettres. Paris: Emile Barbeuf, 1819. 5 volumes, 8°. Engraved frontispieces, half-titles. Contemporary calf gilt, gilt armes of the Ligne family on sides, yellow edges.

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    DESFORGES, P.J.B.C. Le poète, ou mémoires d'un homme de lettres. Paris: Emile Barbeuf, 1819. 5 volumes, 8°. Engraved frontispieces, half-titles. Contemporary calf gilt, gilt armes of the Ligne family on sides, yellow edges.

    PETRONIUS ARBITER, Titus. [Satyricon]; Traduction entiere, suivant le manuscrit trouvé à Belgrade en 1688. Amsterdam: aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1756. 2 volumes, 8°. Engraved frontispiece and 9 plates, 2 folding. Contemporary calf, gilt spines with red and green lettering and numbering pieces.

    And 4 other works in 5 volumes including Lucian's [Dialogi] de la traduction de N. Perrot (Amsterdam, 1709, 2 volumes, folding engraved plates) and Imirce ou la fille de nature (Berlin, 1765). (12)


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