Lot n° 150
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Lucretius. - On the nature of things. Paris,... - Lot 150 - Crait + Müller
Lucretius. - On the nature of things. Paris, de l'imprimerie de Didot le jeune, chez Bleuet père libraire, an II de la République . 2 vols. in-4, hardback with small parchment corners, covers in pink paper, untrimmed copies - Spines faded and rubbed, lack of parchment and paper, ink stains on one of the covers, scattered foxing and spotting - 358 pp. ; 426 pp. Beautiful edition published during the Terror, of the text of Lucretius in the translation of La Grange (1738-1775), tutor of the children of the baron d'Holbach. The elegance of the typeface and the quality of the paper testify to the excellence of Didot's productions.
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