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177770 x 115 mm

BEAUTIFUL EDITION with a portrait by Fontenelle
Contemporary full morocco


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BEAUTIFUL EDITION with a copper-engraved portrait of Fontenelle by De Launay after Voiriot.
The edition was long attributed to Cazin, but according to Fontaine, it is more likely to be a precursor of this format, which is representative of the output of booksellers in Lyon.

Charming copies bound in contemporary full morocco. 


Geneva,[Unpublished],1777.2 volsIn 16, Bound,70 x 115 mm,196 pp ; 192 pp .

Bound in contemporary style. Full red morocco, ornate smooth spines, triple gilt fillets framing the covers, gilt fillet on the edges, inner lace, gilt edges.


Bernard Fontenelle de

Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle

(Rouen: 11 February 1657 - Paris: 9 January 1757)

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Antoine La Motte de

Antoine Houdar de La Motte


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