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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    PIRON, Alexis (1689-1773). Oeuvres. Paris: N.B. Duchesne, 1758. 3 volumes, 12°. Engraved frontispiece and 6 plates by Flipart and Scornique after Cochin, half-title in volume II, 6 advertisement leaves at the end of volume I (occasional very light spotting). Later 18th-century French red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, spines gilt in compartments with titles and numbering in gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: possibly the Beckford copy with inscription in pencil on an endpaper 'Beckford Sale £9.9.0' -- Laurence Currie (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Cohen-de Ricci 805-06. (3)

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    PIRON, Alexis (1689-1773). Oeuvres. Paris: N.B. Duchesne, 1758. 3 volumes, 12°. Engraved frontispiece and 6 plates by Flipart and Scornique after Cochin, half-title in volume II, 6 advertisement leaves at the end of volume I (occasional very light spotting). Later 18th-century French red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, spines gilt in compartments with titles and numbering in gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: possibly the Beckford copy with inscription in pencil on an endpaper 'Beckford Sale £9.9.0' -- Laurence Currie (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Cohen-de Ricci 805-06. (3)


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