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Book Description

Large 12mo (150 x 80 mm), xxviii, 306, [2]pp., ONE OF TWO COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, etched frontispiece by Felix Bracquemond, foliated initials and head-pieces, some light spotting to half-title, marbled endpapers, superbly bound in later full blue morocco by Reimann/Dormont, triple gilt fillet border to covers, with gilt supralibros of Isidoro Fernandez added to centre of both covers, gilt spine compartments exquisitely tooled with small flowers and stars, gilt turn-ins and edges, joints lightly rubbed otherwise in fine condition.
Dealer Notes
Good edition of the works of Mathurin Regnier (1573-1613), French satirical poet. This being number one of two copies printed on vellum in a total limitation of 171.
Provenance: Jean de La Fontaine Toqué (bookplate); I. Fernandez (bookplate); purchased from Giraud, 1926 (pencil note to rear endpaper).
Vicaire VI, 1002.
Author REGNIER (Mathurin)
Date 1869.
Publisher Paris: Alphonse Lemerre,

Price: £1675.00

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