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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35 A

    HELYOT, Pierre (1660-1716). Histoire du clergé seculier et regulier. Amsterdam: Pierre Brunel, 1716. 4 volumes, 8° (153 x 92mm). Titles printed in red and black, engraved frontispieces with printed half-title on the recto, 436 full-page engravings (including subtitles) in the text by Bernard Picart and A. Schoonebeek. Contemporary green morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt spines with red morocco lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Carberry Tower (library label). Cohen-de Ricci 480-81 (only calling for 180 illustrations). (4)

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    HELYOT, Pierre (1660-1716). Histoire du clergé seculier et regulier. Amsterdam: Pierre Brunel, 1716. 4 volumes, 8° (153 x 92mm). Titles printed in red and black, engraved frontispieces with printed half-title on the recto, 436 full-page engravings (including subtitles) in the text by Bernard Picart and A. Schoonebeek. Contemporary green morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt spines with red morocco lettering and numbering pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Carberry Tower (library label). Cohen-de Ricci 480-81 (only calling for 180 illustrations). (4)


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