Lot 302: Bindings. La Henriade Avec les Variantes [by Voltaire], nouvelle edition, 2 volumes in one, Paris: Duchesne, 1761, engraved title-page, each part separately paginated and collated, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, contemporary red morocco, lightly rubbed and gilt dulled on spine, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt lettered green leather label in second compartment, remainder filled with gilt flower, acorn, volute, and star tools, covers with pointed oval and flower gilt roll border, and fleuron cornerpieces, upper cover gilt lettered within hounds toothroll border 'Le Prix de Diane Wynne Pour L'Annee', and the date '1763' beneath, 12mo, together with volume 2 (of two) of a Cambridge Bible, printed by John Archdeacon, 1775, with the Old Testament beginning at Isaiah, followed by the New Testament (complete and with title), marbled endpapers, book ticket of Alfred Pounder on front free endpaper, contemporary red morocco, gilt decorated raised bands, compartments with gilt saltire design, covers with central lozenge composed of flower sprays, front cover gilt lettered at head 'Ann: Saunders. 1783' and below 'F. Dunslay. 1800'. (2)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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