Marmontel (1723 - 1799), member of the Encyclopédistes, historian, writer, librettist, member Academie Francaise. 27 engravings by Cochin (patron Louis XV) and Gravelot.
Scuffing marking to boards, marbling to edges dusty, corners bumped, hinges firm, vol 3 Beeding of endpaper ink, vol 2 front prelim torn at corner, minor spotting throughout, pages very crisp and browned,
Author J. F. Marmontel
Binding Leather, rebacked spine, boards
Publisher Chez Merlin, Libraire, ruefully de la Harpe, a S.Joseph, Paris