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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 255

    POINSINET DE SIVRY, Louis. La Berlue. Londres [France]: a l'enseigne du lynx, 1759. 12°. Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece (a little waterstaining at beginning and end). 19th-century calf-backed boards, uncut. Provenance: A. Dinaux (long note about the book signed by him on an endpaper).

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    POINSINET DE SIVRY, Louis. La Berlue. Londres [France]: a l'enseigne du lynx, 1759. 12°. Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece (a little waterstaining at beginning and end). 19th-century calf-backed boards, uncut. Provenance: A. Dinaux (long note about the book signed by him on an endpaper).

    CHARLY, Louise. Oeuvres. Lyon: frères Duplain, 1762. Engraved title-vignette, frontispiece and 8 head- and tailpieces. Late 19th-century green half morocco gilt, gilt edges.

    [SALVAT, François, sieur de Montfort]. Le cercle ou conversations galantes. Sur la copie imprimée a Paris, 1675. 12°. (Flaw in title). Contemporary vellum.

    And 3 others: Beroalde de Verville's Le moyen de parvenir (Chinon, n.d.), Voltaire's La pucelle d'Orléans (n.p., 1765, engraved plates) and Ferrand's Pieces libres ('Londres', 1760). (6)


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