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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    Satyre Menipée de la vertu du catholicon d'Espagne, et la tenuë des Estats de Paris. Ratisbon: M. Kerner [Brussels: F. Foppens], 1677. 12°. 3 engraved plates, one folding (fore-margin of 2 plates just shaved, top margins cut quite close, on occasion nearly touching pagination, a little discolouration). Mid 18th-century French red morocco, flat spine gilt with black lettering piece, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges (the gilding on the spine rather faded). Provenance: unidentified armorial bookplate -- Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), politican and author (bookplate).

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    Satyre Menipée de la vertu du catholicon d'Espagne, et la tenuë des Estats de Paris. Ratisbon: M. Kerner [Brussels: F. Foppens], 1677. 12°. 3 engraved plates, one folding (fore-margin of 2 plates just shaved, top margins cut quite close, on occasion nearly touching pagination, a little discolouration). Mid 18th-century French red morocco, flat spine gilt with black lettering piece, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges (the gilding on the spine rather faded). Provenance: unidentified armorial bookplate -- Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), politican and author (bookplate).

    [GODARD D'AUCOUR, Claude). Thémidore. Londres: no printer, [1797]. 12°. Half-title, plate from another work bound in as frontispiece. Late 19th-century red niger morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges.

    [NERCIAT. Andréa de]. Félicia ou mes fredaines. 'Londres': no printer, 1776 [but probably later]. 4 volumes in 2, 12°. Engraved frontispiece and 13 plates (only?), half-titles for volumes I & III (a little discolouration and spotting). Late 19th-century red hardgrain half morocco gilt, gilt edges.

    And 3 others: Andréa de Nerciat's Montrose (Paris, 1800, 2 parts only, of 4), M. Marchant's La constitution en vaudevilles (Paris, 1792) & Mon petit savoir-faire ... Almanach (Paris, 1797). (7)


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