Idylles. [and] Idylles, Second recueil. by BERQUIN, Arnaud (1749? -91)

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“...24 figures d’une grâce ravissante”

Idylles. [and] Idylles, Second recueil.

[Paris : Ruault, 1775]. 2 vols. 12mo, eng. title, vi pp, 1f, 55 pp, 12 eng. pl. + 2ff, 67, [1] pp, 12 eng. pl. , the engraved title and 24 plates (before numbers) after Marillier, engraved by Gaucher, de Ghendt, Le Gouaz, Delaunay, Lebeau, Masquelier, Nèe and Ponce, printed on papier de Hollande, faint foxing in places, bound in full crushed red morocco in jansenist style by Riviere, signed on front turn-ins, armorial bookplate of “Simon Le Blanc” in vol. 1, inscription on half title of vol.2, “ John Cater, New Coll. Nov. 13th 1775”
A deluxe copy on thick paper with the plates ‘before numbers’.
“24 figures d’une grâce ravissante par Marillier, gravèes trés finement... Les beaux exemplaires sont sur papier de Hollande avec les figures avant les numeros” - Cohen/de Ricci 139

Stock No: HMF599
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