Book Description

Deshoulieres, Madame [Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde]. Oeuvres choisies de Madame Deshoulieres, ornees des figures gravees par les soins des citoyens Ponce et Regnault. De l'imprimerie de P. Didot L'Aine. L'An 111 de la Republique. 1795. Edition limited to 100 copies. Se vend chez Ponce et Regnault, graveurs, rue du Fauberg Jacques. In 18; 11cm x 17cm. Half title, x (in smaller state), 173pp. Eng. frontis by Rouchard, 3 double engraved plates after Marillier (in two states). Occasional light spotting. Fine copy in the original full crushed red levant morocco, raised bands to spine, inner gilt dentelles, silk bookmarker, teg. Provenance: A fine copy from the libraries of two notable bibliophiles. Bookplate of Lord Stanley of Alderley. John Thomas Stanley (1766-1850), 7th Baronet and First Baron Stanley of Alderley of Alderley Park, Cheshire. He undertook learned expeditions to the cultural centres of Europe, becoming one of the first explorers of Iceland. Amédée Rigaud (1819-1874), circular bookplate, black and gilt with elaborate initial R, motto "bona fide sine fraude". This volume is listed in the Catalogue de Beaux Livres Rare et Curieux Composant le Bibliothèque de Feu M. Amédée Rigaud. Paris. Auguste Aubry. 1874. Amédée Rigaud began collecting fine and rare books in 1852.
Author Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde
Date 1795
Binding Full crushed red levant morocco
Publisher De l'imprimerie de P. Didot L'Aine
Illustrator Rouchard, after Marillier, Ponce et Regnault

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