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LES MILLE ET UNE NUITS, Arab tales, translated...

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LES MILLE ET UNE NUITS, Arab tales, translated into French by M. Galland [...] New edition, corrected and decorated with figures. P., Pigoreau, Corbet, Chassaignon, Lécrivain, 1819; 7 vol. in-12. 8 frontispices engraved in intaglio. Marbled calf, smooth ornamented backs, red title pieces, gilt slices, gilt rollers on the cups. Rubbing on the backs, gold sometimes faded, freckles. We join: [DROUET DE MAUPERTUY (Jean-Baptiste)]. Feelings of a Christian touched by a true love of God, taken from various passages of Sacred Scripture, and represented by forty-six intaglio figures. By a Solitary of Seven Fons. Sixth edition. Paris, Veuve Mazières, 1739 (for the engraved title - Paris, J. B. Garnier, 1758 (for the typeface title); in-12, brown basane, ornate spine. Engraved title-frontispiece -92 pp., 2 ff. - 45 off-text plates. Rubbed binding, missing the title-piece. This pretty book of mystical emblems first appeared in 1702. Set 8 volumes Expert : Michel Thévenet

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