11 - 13 July 2000
SÉGUR, Pierre Marie Maurice de, Marquis (d.1916). Marie Antoinette. Translated from the French by Mary Caroline Watt. London: Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1927.
8° (208 x 136mm). Frontispiece and seven plates. A Cosway-style binding in contemporary green morocco gilt by Bayntun of Bath, upper cover with inset hand-coloured portrait miniature of Marie Antoinette signed ?'Stetter', the miniature surrounded by a simple border of a single fillet with small flower-heads and broken lines, all within a decorative outer border of elaborate strapwork within a single fillet, the lower cover with a matching outer border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, the others with simple repeat decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, watered-silk endleaves, gilt edges.
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