Lot n° 63
100 - 150
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BRANTÔME (Pierre de Bourdeille de). OEuvres.... - Lot 63 - Kâ-Mondo
BRANTÔME (Pierre de Bourdeille de). OEuvres. London, at the expense of the bookseller, 1779. 15 vol. in-12, contemporary speckled tan basane, smooth spine, red and green titles and greeks, ornate caissons, gilt fillets at the edges, red speckled edges (several tail caps restored, 2 head caps and 1 tail cap torn off, 2 corners dull, 5 jaws worn, rubbing from use, missing title-pieces; rare russets).
New edition, considerably enlarged, revised, accompanied by historical & critical remarks, & distributed in a better order. It is based on the Hague edition, 1740, whose order has been rearranged. It is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, engraved by Tardieu, and contains 8 genealogical tables, one of which is in the text (p. 30), the other seven folded.
Provenance: Engraved armorial bookplate repeated 19th c. (a wing in a crowned shield, framed by lions).
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