London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
BINDING -- SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816). Délia ou les duex cousines ... Traduction libre de l'anglais par Théodore-Pierre Bertin, Paris: Corbet, 1817.
2 volumes, 12° (178 x 105mm.), half-titles, BOUND FOR MARIE-LOUISE, EMPRESS OF THE FRENCH in contemporary red half morocco gilt, covers blocked in gilt with crowned 'M L' monogram, spines divided into five compartments by horizontal fillets and roll-tools, lettered in the second, numbered in the third (small tears to foot of spines). Provenance: Marie-Louise, Empress of the French (binding); Calvin Bullock (bookplate). (2)
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