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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 240

    Erotopaegnion, sive Priapeia veterum et recentiorum. Paris: C.-F. Patris, 1798. 8°. (First and last leaves very light discoloured and spotted). Early 19th-century English red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges, watered silk endpapers (spine and joints very lightly rubbed).

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    Erotopaegnion, sive Priapeia veterum et recentiorum. Paris: C.-F. Patris, 1798. 8°. (First and last leaves very light discoloured and spotted). Early 19th-century English red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges, watered silk endpapers (spine and joints very lightly rubbed).

    [LA METTRIE, Julien Offray de (1709-1751)]. L'art de joüir. Cythere [Berlin]: no printer, 1751. 8°. Tchemerzine VI, p.475 (erroneous collation) [Bound after:] Les delices du cloitre: ou la none éclairée. Paris: no printer, 1737. 12°. And 2 others bound in the same volume. Contemporary English calf-backed marbled boards (head and foot of spine worn). Provenance: H.D. Seymour (engraved armorial bookplate).

    ANACREON. Mele [graecè] praefixo commentario quo poëtae genus traditur ... Parma: Bodoni, 1791. 8°. 2 small fine stipple-engraved portraits. Contemporary calf gilt, 2 black lettering pieces on spine (head and foot of spine worn). Provenance: F. J. O. Montagu (bookplate). Brooks 422.

    And 2 others: C. Roncalli's Epigrammi (Parma, 1798, vol.II only, of 2) and La morale des sens, ou l'homme du siecle (London, 1792). (5)


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