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Couperin, Francois (1668-1733) Pieces de Clavecin, Premier Livre

Auction:
2687B
Lot:
104
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$11,400$9,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

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Couperin, Francois (1668-1733) Pieces de Clavecin, Premier Livre [and] Second Livre de Pieces. Paris: l'Auteur, 1713 [-no date].
First editions, two folio volumes, mixed set, the first in half leather and parchment, the second bound in full calfskin, rebacked, corners repaired; I: title page, dedication, and preface [3 leaves] 79 pages, all engraved; II: title page, dedication and preface [3 leaves], 86 pages, privilege [1 leaf], all engraved; some water stains, generally good, 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 and 15 1/2 x 10 in. (2)

Provenance: Estate of Charles Paine Fisher.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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