Set of bound books: 1/ - [Choderlos de... - Lot 163 - Crait + Müller

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Set of bound books: 1/ - [Choderlos de... - Lot 163 - Crait + Müller
Set of bound books: 1/ - [Choderlos de Laclos]. - Les Liaisons dangereuses. Letters collected in a society, and published for the instruction of some others. By C***de L***. London, 1796. 2 volumes in-8 in half brown basane with smooth spine decorated with roulettes, author (Duclos, sic), title and tomaison gilt - spotting, beginning of crack in the tail of the first bit of T 2. - 415 pp, 1 frontispiece and 7 engraved plates ; [2 ff.], 398 pp, 1 frontispiece and 6 engraved plates. This edition is a counterfeit of the London edition of 1796, which was printed in 1812 with the peculiarities pointed out by Cohen (wavy line, title in 7 lines). The plates have been retouched by Delvaux, hence the letters R.p.D. in fine lines on the plates (9 in this copy). A well-made copy with rare freckles. 2/ - [Bourdeille, Pierre de]. - Works of the lord of Brantôme... London, at the expense of the bookseller, 1779. 15 volumes in-12 bound in full seeded calf with ornate spines, title (red) and appendices (green). Complete with 7 folding genealogical tables, but incomplete with the portrait of Brantome - 4 slightly damaged headpieces, 13 corners pierced. Good condition inside. 3/ - [Voltaire]. - History of Charles XII King of Sweden... Basle, Chr. Revis, 1732. 2 volumes in-8 bound in full glazed fawn calf, boards decorated with a triple gilt fillet, spine ribbed and decorated, fawn title and black tomaison, double fillet on the edges, inner scroll, gilt edges (Petit succ. Simier) - XVI, 238 pp. ; [2 ff.], 239 to 472 pp., [1 f., errata], portrait of Charles XII in the frontispiece.
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