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Old Book, La Henriade Voltaire 1728
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"Old Book, La Henriade Voltaire 1728"
La HENRIADE, Voltaire, Original illustrated edition from 1728 on strong Holland paper with large margins in-4 large, 202 pp, bound in full tortoiseshell calfskin, back with nerves richly decorated with florets, piece of red title, headdress and headdress tail perfect condition, all reddened edges, binding of the time, light old restoration on the binding, rare foxing. Trace of an old wetting in the upper left corner of the first pages, without alteration. Beautiful state of freshness. 295 x 235 mm. Complies with the copy kept at the BnF. Engravings: 1 frontispiece by de Troy (del) and Surugue (sc). 1 title jewel of Michaux (del), by C (sculp) (Cochin). 10 large figures by de Troy - Lemoine - Vleughels, engraved by Desplaces - Dupuis- Jeaurat -Cochin. 10 vignette drawn by Michaux, engraved by Dupuis- Poily - Fletcher-Lépicier. 10 dead ends by the same. The vignette of the "Third song" contains the inset portrait of Queen Elisabeth of England, dedication to Queen Elisabeth in English. Ref: Bengescu N ° 365- Cohen N ° 1025 - Le Petit: bibliography of original editions, p. 534-535.
Price : 3000 €
Period:18th century
Style:Louis 15th, Transition
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Papier

Reference : 597977
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