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MOLIÈRE Les Œuvres Paris, Didot l'aîné, 1791-1794....

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MOLIÈRE Les Œuvres Paris, Didot l'aîné, 1791-1794. 6 vol. large in-4, red morocco, gilt frame, smooth spine decorated, gilt edges (Rel. circa 1815). Beautiful edition published by Didot in the Collection des auteurs classiques françois et latins. Limited edition of 250 copies on vellum paper. It contains the life of Molière by Voltaire. Copy enriched with a portrait and 30 figures by Moreau le jeune, suite composed for the edition of the "Œuvres de Molière" by Renouard in 1813. It is here before the letter and on strong vellum. Ex-libris Bibliothèque du château de La Grange. Important spotting and foxing. Bindings stained, rubbed, scratched, spines cracked.

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