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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    [DU FOUR, comte de]. Contes facetieux tirez de Bocace, & autres autheurs diuertissans ... et fables moralisées en prose & en vers. Paris: I. Baptiste & Henry Loyson, 1670. 2 parts in one volume, 12° (138 x 83mm). Woodcut head- and tailpieces (upper margin at beginning closely shaved, touching page number in one leaf, lower corner of first few leaves very lightly waterstained, very lightly browned throughout). 18th-century red morocco in the style of Derome, border à la Du Seuil on sides, flat spine ruled, lettered and decorated gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: THE CHARLES NODIER COPY (bookplate) -- D. Bernard (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Brunet II, 245.

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    [DU FOUR, comte de]. Contes facetieux tirez de Bocace, & autres autheurs diuertissans ... et fables moralisées en prose & en vers. Paris: I. Baptiste & Henry Loyson, 1670. 2 parts in one volume, 12° (138 x 83mm). Woodcut head- and tailpieces (upper margin at beginning closely shaved, touching page number in one leaf, lower corner of first few leaves very lightly waterstained, very lightly browned throughout). 18th-century red morocco in the style of Derome, border à la Du Seuil on sides, flat spine ruled, lettered and decorated gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: THE CHARLES NODIER COPY (bookplate) -- D. Bernard (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Brunet II, 245.


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