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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    MONTAIGNE, Michel Eyquem de (1533-1592). Les essais. Paris: L. Rondet [and others], 1669, 3 volumes in 4, 12° (136 x 76mm). Engraved titles and a portrait of Childeric III (titles and some side-notes shaved). Contemporary red morocco, arms on sides of Jeanne Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes, comtesse de Verrue, her gilt quarterings in compartments of spines [cf.Olivier 799 fer1 (but with 2 shields)], inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: the comtesse de Verrue (her supra-libros and a contemporary manuscript presentation inscription from her to an unnamed recipient). (4)

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    MONTAIGNE, Michel Eyquem de (1533-1592). Les essais. Paris: L. Rondet [and others], 1669, 3 volumes in 4, 12° (136 x 76mm). Engraved titles and a portrait of Childeric III (titles and some side-notes shaved). Contemporary red morocco, arms on sides of Jeanne Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes, comtesse de Verrue, her gilt quarterings in compartments of spines [cf.Olivier 799 fer1 (but with 2 shields)], inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: the comtesse de Verrue (her supra-libros and a contemporary manuscript presentation inscription from her to an unnamed recipient). (4)


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