• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 340

    MAUPASSANT, Guy de. Oeuvres Complètes Illustrées. Paris: Librairie de France, 1934-1938. 15 volumes, 4° (232 x 186mm). Half-titles. Numerous plates, some coloured, text illustrations throughout. Contemporary dark brown half morocco over marbled paper covered boards, original printed wrappers bound in, t.e.g. (extremities a little rubbed, spines lightly faded). Numbered copy 1180 from a limitation of 1780.

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    MAUPASSANT, Guy de. Oeuvres Complètes Illustrées. Paris: Librairie de France, 1934-1938. 15 volumes, 4° (232 x 186mm). Half-titles. Numerous plates, some coloured, text illustrations throughout. Contemporary dark brown half morocco over marbled paper covered boards, original printed wrappers bound in, t.e.g. (extremities a little rubbed, spines lightly faded). Numbered copy 1180 from a limitation of 1780.

    FLAUBERT, Gustave. Oeuvre Complètes Illustrées ... Édition du Centenaire. Paris: F. Sant'andrea, L. Marcerou, 1922-23. 10 volumes (of 14), 4° (230 x 184mm). Numerous plates, some coloured, illustrations in the text, some manuscripts reproduced in facsimile. (Lacking L'education sentimentale, Trois contes, Theatre, and Voyage en Orient.) Contemporary half leather over marbled paper covered boards, spines gilt, t.e.g. (extremities lightly rubbed, spines slightly more so). Sold as bindings, not subject to return. (25)


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    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)