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Saint-Lambert, Charles Francois de (1716-1803) Les Saisons.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
359
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$308$250

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

Description:

Saint-Lambert, Charles Francois de (1716-1803) Les Saisons. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de P. Didot l'aine, 1796.
Large quarto, illustrated with four engraved plates by Morel after Chaudet, printed on velin, the plates in an early state, before letters were added; bound in full contemporary morocco, with rolled Greek key tool in gilt on boards, inner gilt dentelles, spine lettered and tooled in gold, with a lyre tool, pale blue watered silk pastedowns and free endleaves, a.e.g.; some bumping to corners, binding intact, some slight spotting and foxing to contents, 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700


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