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Le Roy, Julien David (1724-1803) Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grèce

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2730B
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Le Roy, Julien David (1724-1803) Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grèce. Paris: Guerin & Delatour, et alia, 1758.
First edition, large folio, two parts in one volume, illustrated with sixty full-paged plates, bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated calf, the spine leather worn and patched, split along the joints, loss of leather to head and tail of spine, oval hole trimmed from title, repaired from verso, some toning to some plates, and scattered foxing, marbled end leaves, bookplates removed from inside front board, 22 x 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Julien David, Paris

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