125
125
Marmontel, Jean-François
LES INCAS, OU LA DESTRUCTION DE L'EMPIRE DU PÉROU. PARIS: LACOMBE, 1777
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125
Marmontel, Jean-François
LES INCAS, OU LA DESTRUCTION DE L'EMPIRE DU PÉROU. PARIS: LACOMBE, 1777
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2,0003,000
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Marmontel, Jean-François
LES INCAS, OU LA DESTRUCTION DE L'EMPIRE DU PÉROU. PARIS: LACOMBE, 1777
2 volumes in one, 8vo (190 x 117mm.), half-titles, engraved frontispiece, 10 engraved plates, contemporary Parisian red morocco gilt by Dubuisson (without his ticket) with the arms of Jean-François Joly de Fleury [Olivier 1955 fer 1], flat spine gilt in compartments with fleurs-de-lys and a small portrait stamp in one compartment, citron morocco lettering-piece, gilt edges, in modern red morocco box by Riviere & Son, skilfully repaired at head and foot of spine, textblock starting to split at beginning
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Catalogue Note

Joly de Fleury became contrôleur général des finances in 1781.

For other armorial bindings (all almanachs) using the same border and rococo leafy frame within the border, all by Dubuisson, see Y. Devaux, Dix siècles de reliure (1977), pp.178-179.

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