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2 June 2008
DORAT, Claude-Joseph (1734-1780). Régulus, tragédie, et la Feinte par amour, comédie. Paris: Delalain, 1773. 8° (215 x 135mm). Additional engraved title by Marillier. Contemporary French red morocco, a dentelle and drawer-handle border round sides with decorative cornerpieces, spine gilt à la grotesque with citron morocco lettering piece, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Cohen-de Ricci 321-22.
DORAT, Claude-Joseph. Le célibataire, comédie. Paris: Delalain, 1776. 8° (220 x 138mm). Additional engraved title by De Launay after Marillier. Contemporary French red morocco, narrow ornamental border round sides with decorative cornerpieces, spine gilt à la grotesque (corners and foot of spine very lightly rubbed). Cohen-de Ricci 311. (2)
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