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PIRON (Alexis). OEuvres complètes, published by...

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PIRON (Alexis). OEuvres complètes, published by M. Rigoley de Juvigny, Conseiller au Parlement de Metz de Metz, de l'Académie des Sciences et Belles-Lettres de Dijon. Paris, de l'imprimerie de M. Lambert, 1776. 7 vol. in-8, portr, (2 ff.), xv, 158 pp., (1 f.), 379 pp., (2 ff.) ; (2 ff.), 573 pp.., (1 bl. f.); (2 ff.), 544 pp.; (2 ff.), 599 pp.; (2 ff.), 576 pp.; (2 ff.), 576 pp.; (2 ff.), 551 pp. in red morocco, woollen boards, ornate spines, interior teeth, gilt on all sides (original binding). The only complete edition of Piron's works, with a fine portrait engraved by A. de Saint-Aubin, after a bust by Caffiéri. SUPERB EXAMPLE ON HOLLAND PAPER WITH THE ARMS OF THE COMTESSE D'ARTOIS, cited by Quentin-Bauchart (Les Femmes bibliophiles, t. 1, p. 341). From the Libri Library (1859, No. 2048), announced as bound by Derôme.

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