French 44; "another triumph of miniature illustration"; Reynaud 50." /> BERQUIN, Arnaud (1719?-99). <I>Idylles</I>, 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 <I>French</I> 44; "another triumph of miniature illustration"; Reynaud 50. | Christie's