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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    PALISSOT, Charles (1730-1814). Oeuvres. Paris: imprimerie de Monsieur, 1788. 4 volumes, 8° (217 x 140mm). Engraved portrait by Choffard after Monnet and 18 plates by Thérèse Martinet and others after Monnet and Méon (most plates a little foxed). Contemporary French red straight-grained morocco, double line border round sides enclosing 2 further borders (one line border and one of dots) with a central diamond pattern composed of small dots and diamond tools, flat spines gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Jacques Laffitte (bookplate). Cohen-de Ricci 781. (4)

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    PALISSOT, Charles (1730-1814). Oeuvres. Paris: imprimerie de Monsieur, 1788. 4 volumes, 8° (217 x 140mm). Engraved portrait by Choffard after Monnet and 18 plates by Thérèse Martinet and others after Monnet and Méon (most plates a little foxed). Contemporary French red straight-grained morocco, double line border round sides enclosing 2 further borders (one line border and one of dots) with a central diamond pattern composed of small dots and diamond tools, flat spines gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: Jacques Laffitte (bookplate). Cohen-de Ricci 781. (4)


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