11 - 13 July 2000,
Price realised GBP 1,762
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
LA FONTAINE, Jean de (1621-1695). Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon. Paris: P. Fr. Didot jeune for Defer de Maisonneuve, 1791
4° (334 x 250mm). 4 coloured stipple-engraved plates by Bonnefoy, Demonchy, Mlle Demonchy and Colibert after Schall, the first plate before letters, advertisement leaf at end. (Some light spotting.) Contemporary tan calf, triple fillet and narrow floral roll border, gilt turn-ins, marbled edges (sympathetically rebacked, corners a little worn). Provenance: Baron Gray (armorial bookplate). Cohen-de Ricci 582; Rochambeau 20 ('belle édition').
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