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BERQUIN, Arnaud (1719?-99). Idylles, Paris: [Ruault], 1775. 2 volumes in one, 12° (167 x 201mm.), engraved title by and after Marillier, 24 engraved plates by Gaucher, de Ghendt, Le Gouaz, Delaunay, Lebeau, Masquelier, Née and Ponce after Marillier (a few light marginal spots), blue morocco gilt by Thibaron-Joly, triple fillets on sides, spine with raised bands, lettered in 2 compartments, others ruled and decorated in gilt with floral motifs, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, gilt edges (spine very lightly sunfaded). FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY. Brunet I, 811: "25 gravures assez jolies"; Cohen-de-Ricci 139; Ray French 44; "another triumph of miniature illustration"; Reynaud 50.

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BERQUIN, Arnaud (1719?-99). Idylles, Paris: [Ruault], 1775. 2 volumes in one, 12° (167 x 201mm.), engraved title by and after Marillier, 24 engraved plates by Gaucher, de Ghendt, Le Gouaz, Delaunay, Lebeau, Masquelier, Née and Ponce after Marillier (a few light marginal spots), blue morocco gilt by Thibaron-Joly, triple fillets on sides, spine with raised bands, lettered in 2 compartments, others ruled and decorated in gilt with floral motifs, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, gilt edges (spine very lightly sunfaded). FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY. Brunet I, 811: "25 gravures assez jolies"; Cohen-de-Ricci 139; Ray French 44; "another triumph of miniature illustration"; Reynaud 50. BERQUIN, Arnaud. Romances, Paris: Ruault, 1776. 12° (161 x 107mm.), engraved title by Ponce after Marillier, additional printed title, 6 engraved plates by Delaunay the younger, Ghendt and Ponce after Marillier, 6 engraved leaves of music (some light spotting), uniformly-bound with the above work in blue morocco gilt by Thibaron-Joly, triple fillets on sides, spine with raised bands, lettered in 2 compartments, others ruled and decorated in gilt with floral motifs, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, gilt edges. FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY. Brunet I, 811; Cohen-de-Ricci 141-142; Ray French 45; Reynaud 51. AN ATTRACTIVE SET. With another edition of Berquin's Idylles (Paris, 1775), also bound in blue morocco. Provenance: Robert Hoe. (3)
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