London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
MALHERBE, François de (1555-1628). Poésies. Paris: Didot l'aîné, 1797. 4° (297 x 228mm). Half title (half title and title lightly waterstained, a few leaves lightly spotted). Contemporary French red morocco gilt, triple fillet border on sides, spine with raised bands lettered and decorated in gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges (extremities very lightly rubbed). Provenance: bookplate -- blue stamp on title. ONE OF 250 COPIES. Brunet III, 1338.
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