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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    NERICAULT-DESTOUCHES, Philippe (1680-1754). Oeuvres. Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus, 1755-59. 5 volumes, 12°. Titles printed in red and black, that of volumes I-IV with an engraved vignette, engraved portrait by Fokke, an unsigned frontispiece and 23 plates by Fritsch after Aartman. Contemporary French red morocco, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides, flat spine gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Admiral Duff, 1858 (armorial bookplate. Cohen-de Ricci 301 (with date 1755) (5)

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    NERICAULT-DESTOUCHES, Philippe (1680-1754). Oeuvres. Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus, 1755-59. 5 volumes, 12°. Titles printed in red and black, that of volumes I-IV with an engraved vignette, engraved portrait by Fokke, an unsigned frontispiece and 23 plates by Fritsch after Aartman. Contemporary French red morocco, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides, flat spine gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Admiral Duff, 1858 (armorial bookplate. Cohen-de Ricci 301 (with date 1755) (5)


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