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[bible Full Moroccan Bindings] Sacy / Moreau Le Jeune - Le Nouveau Testament.
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"[bible Full Moroccan Bindings] Sacy / Moreau Le Jeune - Le Nouveau Testament."
SACY (Louis-Isaac LEMAISTRE de) - MOREAU (Jean-Michel, dit le Jeune, etchings by). The New Testament [including:] Gospel according to Saint Matthew - Saint Mark - Saint Luke - Saint John. In Paris, from the Imprimerie de Didot Jeune / chez Saugrain, 1793. 4 forts vol. in in-8 format (247 x 167 mm) of 1 f. bl., 2 ff. n.fol., 1 engraved frontispiece n.fol., vii - 327 pp. and 1 f. bl. ; 1 f. bl., 2 ff. n.fol., 1 engraved frontispiece n.fol., 207 pp. and 1 f. bl. ; 1 f. bl., 2 ff. n.fol., 1 engraved frontispiece n.fol., 345 pp. and 2 ff. bl. ; f. bl., 2 ff. n.fol., 1 engraved frontispiece n.fol., 263 pp. and 1 f. bl. Uniform bindings from the time of full grain cherry morocco with long grain, double golden thread framing the dishes, which are further adorned with two other golden framing nets, one of which ends in arcs, large golden rhombus in the center, smooth backs decorated with a `` grotesque '' decor comprising golden nets, golden framing nets, golden rollers, interlacing of dotted golden nets, large golden flowered decor, important decor with small golden irons, seedlings of golden stars and dots, golden title, golden palette at the tail, golden roulette on the cuts, all golden slices, golden inner lace, guards of full anise moiré paper. Complete set of the four volumes contained in the New Testament; under delicate bindings from the time of full morocco. A fifth volume [Act of the Apostles] appeared in 1798. "The 5th volume is missing from some of the existing copies of this book". (in Brunet). "The fifth volume is often missing". (in Graesse). "The last volume is missing quite often". (in Rahir). Important out-of-text iconography comprising 83 full-page engraved figures after Jean-Michel Moreau, known as the Young. Moreau ranks first, both as a vignette designer and as an etcher. He was trained in the studio of Le Bas, of which he was often the own interpreter. '' (In Réau). Cohen II, Manual of the lover of 18th century engraving books, 756 - Boissais, Le Livre à engravings au XVIIIe siècle, p. 132 - Brunet V, Manual of the bookseller and book lover, 752 - Graesse VII, Treasure of rare and precious books, p. 94 - Rahir, The Library of the Amateur, p. 656 - Réau, Illustration engraving, p. 57. Slight surface alterations affecting the bindings. Sometimes slightly oxidized paper. Some clear and scattered redness in the text. Rare leaves have a small angular or marginal lack. Clear circle affecting the backgrounds of notebooks of two-volume introductory sheets. Notwithstanding, beautiful set.
Price : 650 €
Artist : Jean-michel Moreau, Dit Le Jeune
Period:18th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Cf description

Material : Papier

Reference : 555193
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