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De Lolme, Jean Louis (1740-1806) Memorials of Human Superstition; Being a Paraphrase and Commentary on the Historia Flagellantium of th

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2764B
Lot:
186
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$923$750

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

De Lolme, Jean Louis (1740-1806) Memorials of Human Superstition; Being a Paraphrase and Commentary on the Historia Flagellantium of the Abbe Boileau. London: for G. Robinson, 1784.
Octavo, first published under the title, History of the Flagellants, this is the first edition with the present title, identified on title as a second edition; illustrated with engraved frontis, vignette on title, and on first page of text, full page engraving at page 264, bound in later half calf, marbled boards, some rust spots, and discoloration to some leaves in the text, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.

Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
Estimate $400-600

[pi]2 (title and frontis), B8, *A1, C-Z8, Aa-Cc8, Dd4, Ee8.


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Jean Louis, London, Charles S. Dixwell

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