New York, East
24 April 2001
DU LONDEL, Jean Etienne. La Fille retrouvée, Comedie en vers. Copenhagen, 1749.
8o (169 x 104 mm). 24 leaves. Woodcut vignette on title-page, 2 woodcut historiated headpieces and one tailpiece. Contemporary red morocco, gilt roll border surrounding the arms of the von Moltke family, Danish branch, fine gilt-tooling on spines, board edges gilt, edges gilt, contemporary gilt decorated endpapers. Provenance: von Moltke family (binding).
Second edition, after the first edition of the previous year. Both editions of Du Londel's comedy are scarce. Cioranescu 26469. VERY FINE.
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