Lot n° 162
400 - 600
Result without fees
FICHE INTERGRALLY MODIFIEE /// PERRAULT (Charles).... - Lot 162 - Kâ-Mondo
FICHE INTERGRALLY MODIFIEE /// PERRAULT (Charles). Illustrious men who have appeared in France during this century. Avec leurs portraits au naturel. A Paris, chez Antoine Dezallier, 1696-1700. 2 volumes in-folio,  f., 102 p. +  f., 102 p., fr., pl., mottled havana and glacé poque calf, spines with 6 nerves, ornate caissons, garnet-red title and tomaison parts, triple
(moderate defects including worn corners, rubbed headpieces and spines, rubbing to boards and spine; a few yellowed portraits, wetness on Poussin's portrait, tear but not missing in the margin of Corneille's portrait).
A fine copy of this important collection of portraits of key 17th-century figures. The illustration consists of 1
title-frontispiece, a portrait of the author engraved by Edelinck after Tortebat, and 100 portraits engraved by Jacques Lubin, Edelinck and Van Schuppen. A large-margined copy, featuring the portraits of Antoine Arnauld and Blaise Pascal that the censors had ordered to be removed.
(Brunet IV, 509-510).
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