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Marmontel, Jean-Francois (1723-1799) Les Incas, ou la Destruction de l'Empire du Perou.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Marmontel, Jean-Francois (1723-1799) Les Incas, ou la Destruction de l'Empire du Perou. Paris: Lacombe, 1777.
Two octavo volumes, illustrated with engraved frontispiece and ten plates by Simonet, bound in uniform contemporary speckled calf with gilt-tooled spines, red lettering pieces, a.e.g., front joint of volume one cracked, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.
[Together with] Manuel Orozco y Berra's Noticia Historica de la Conjuracion del Marques del Valle, Mexico: Tipografia de R. Rafael, Cadena, 1853, large octavo, in a contemporary, full leather, cathedral-style binding, blocked in blind on both boards within a gilt ruled border, gilt-tooled spine, ex libris Sir Thomas Phillipps, with his ink shelfmark on ffep and penciled "MHC," 9 x 6 in. (3)
Estimate $300-500


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Jean-Francois, Paris, Manuel Orozco, Thomas Phillipps, Mexico

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