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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    FENOUILLOT DE FALBAIRE DE QUINGEY, Charles Georges (1727-1800 or 1801). L'honnête criminel ou l'amour filial, Amsterdam and Paris: Merlin, 1768. 5 engraved plates by Binet, Delaunay, Levasseur and Simonet after Gravelot. Second edition. [Bound with:] Les deux avares. Paris: Delalain, 1770. Engraved plate by Longeuil after Gravelot. FIRST EDITION. [And:] Le fabricant de Londres. Paris: Delalain, 1771. 5 engraved plates by de Longeuil, Simonet and Levasseur after Gravelot. FIRST EDITION. 3 works in one volume, 8° (201 x 122mm). Contemporary French red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, flat spine gilt in compartments with green morocco lettering piece. Provenance: THE KETTANEH COPY with blue morocco bookplate, and see below

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    FENOUILLOT DE FALBAIRE DE QUINGEY, Charles Georges (1727-1800 or 1801). L'honnête criminel ou l'amour filial, Amsterdam and Paris: Merlin, 1768. 5 engraved plates by Binet, Delaunay, Levasseur and Simonet after Gravelot. Second edition. [Bound with:] Les deux avares. Paris: Delalain, 1770. Engraved plate by Longeuil after Gravelot. FIRST EDITION. [And:] Le fabricant de Londres. Paris: Delalain, 1771. 5 engraved plates by de Longeuil, Simonet and Levasseur after Gravelot. FIRST EDITION. 3 works in one volume, 8° (201 x 122mm). Contemporary French red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, flat spine gilt in compartments with green morocco lettering piece. Provenance: THE KETTANEH COPY with blue morocco bookplate, and see below

    This is the copy of which Cohen-de Ricci remarks 'Relié en 1 volume, en maroquin rouge ancien, avec les deux [trois] pièces précédentes, beaux exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, 300 fr., vente R. Lion (n.212); le même, ou un autre semblable, 425 fr., vente Schuhmann. Cet exemplaire est précédé d'un faux-titre Oeuvres de M. de Falbaire et d'un autre f. n. ch. A Sophie, pièce de vers', Cohen-de Ricci 390-91.


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