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Perrault, Charles (1628-1703) Labyrinte de Versailles.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Perrault, Charles (1628-1703) Labyrinte de Versailles. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1679.
Second edition, octavo, illustrated throughout with forty full page engravings of fancful fountains and an engraved plan of the garden at Versailles that houses the fountains by Sebastien Leclerc; bound in full contemporary mottled calf, with royal arms on front board and royal cypher in spine compartments, water damage to bottom half of binding and text, front joint split, 8 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

a-b8, c2, 79 numbered pages, F2.


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Paris, Sebastien Leclerc

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