1699 Les Plus Belles Lettres Francoises sur Toutes Sortes de Sujets

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:44

Lot 212: Author: Richelet, P(ierre). Title: Les Plus Belles Lettres Francoises sur Toutes Sortes de Sujets. Place Published: The Hague. Publisher: Meyndert Uytwerft and Louis et Henry van Dole. Date Published: 1699. Description: Two volumes bound in one, plus a second volume bound at rear entitled: Lettres de Messieurs d'Avaux et Servien, Ambassadeurs pour le Roy de France en Allemamagne...Published in 1650. 211 pp. In main text there are: 2 engraved frontispieces per volume. lxxxx, (12) , 377, (23) ; (xvi) , 495, (11) pp. 14x8.5 cm (51/2x3 1/4") and it is 8 cm (3") tall. Full calf, gilt-lettered leather spine label, blind decorated spine panels. Condition: Rubbing and wear to calf, including tiny worm holes on front cover, chip to spine head; a few worm holes in the first 5 leaves (including the first 2 frontispieces); very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $300-$500
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