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3103T Marlborough
May 31, 2018 10:00AM - June 8, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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French Drama and Literature, 18th Century, Six Volumes.

$123$100
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3103T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

French Drama and Literature, 18th Century, Six Volumes. Including: Oeuvres Complettes de M. L'Abee de Voisenon, Paris: Chez Moutard, 1781, nicely bound in five octavo volumes, gilt-tooled spines, sponge-decorated calf, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; [together with] a bound octavo volume containing the following separately printed plays bound together: Beaumarchais's Le Barbier de Seville, Toulouse: Jean-Florent Baour, 1776; Marivaux's La Suprise de L'Amour Francais, Paris: Duchesne, 1774, Barthe's Les Fausses Infidelites, Avignon: Chambeau, 1769; Poisson's L'Impromptu de Campagne, Paris: aux depens de la Compagnie, 1777; Poinsinet's Le Cercle, ou La Soiree a la Mode, Paris: la Veuve Duchesne, 1772; [and] Sainte-Foy's L'Oracle, Comedie en un Acte et en Prose, Paris: par les Associes, 1758; contemporary sponge-decorated calf (dry, front joint weak), 8 x 4 3/4 in. (6)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Jean-Florent Baour, Seville, Paris