- Topic: French; ILLUSTRATED-FRENCH; ILLUSTRATED-18; FRENCH; RAY-FRENCH;
The Hague: Lambert et Delalain, 1770.
Octavo. 119pp. First issue, on large paper, with the title and headings in red. With copper-engraved title vignette, 22 large headpieces and 20 tailpieces after Charles Eisen and two tailpieces after Pierre-Clement Marillier. A large (8 7/8 by 5 5/8 inches) and clean copy with strong impressions of the engravings.... more
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Paris: Chez Blin, Imprimeur en Taille-Douce, (c. 1789-1792).
Three quarto volumes. (80); (80); (32) ff. An early color-printed work containing 192 etched and aquatinted plates. Oval portraits of French dignitaries are each followed by historical or military scenes in which the person portrayed took part, captioned beneath with a history of their achievements. We see Fontenelle viewing the... more
Price: $12,500.00more info