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LES AMOURS PASTORALES DE DAPHNIS ET DE CHLOE. Double Translation of Greek into French. by LONGUS.   HAND COLOURED EDITION: - Hardcover - 1757 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 36024)

LES AMOURS PASTORALES DE DAPHNIS ET DE CHLOE. Double Translation of Greek into French.

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LES AMOURS PASTORALES DE DAPHNIS ET DE CHLOE. Double Translation of Greek into French.

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Paris, Imprimées pour les curieux, 1757.. HAND COLOURED EDITION 1757. Small 4to, approximately 200 x 150 mm, 7¾ x 6 inches, title in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved frontispiece by Benoit Audran after A. Coypel, 29 further engraved plates (28 by Audran after Phillippe, Duc d'Orléans, one unsigned plate after the Comte de Caylus), (including the plate of Les petits pieds at page162)each within decorative border by S. Focke, all engravings (including initials and 16 head- and tail-pieces) hand-coloured, 20 heightened with gilt, parallel text. Pages: viii, 1-269, [1], 19th century black morocco by Masson-Debonnelle (his name at bottom of first lower dentelle), gilt lettering and decoration to spine, covers with central gilt-blocked bird, quiver of arrows and torch motif, corners with rose device, triple fillet border, gilt decorated dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Spine professionally relaid, small brown stain to top inner margin of title page, most plates have pale foxing to margins in varying degrees, pale foxing to blank side of plates, occasional foxing to text, otherwise a very good copy of a hand coloured copy. See; Brunet Manuel Du Librarire, Volume 3, page 1158; Bonham's Auction, Lot 41, 29th July, 2020, sold an earlier hand coloured edition, can be found on Goggle. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
36024
Title
LES AMOURS PASTORALES DE DAPHNIS ET DE CHLOE. Double Translation of Greek into French.
Author
LONGUS. HAND COLOURED EDITION:
Format/binding
19th century black morocco by Masson-Debonnelle
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
Paris, Imprimées pour les curieux, 1757.
Date published
1757
Keywords
french literature greek erotic novels love stories fine bindings hand coloured books

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
vignette
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
spine
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device
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
plate
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