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Marquis de Sade

Les Crimes de l'Amour

Chez Massé


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First edition of volumes 3 and 4 of Les Crimes de l'Amour bound together as one.

  • Marquis de Sade (French).
  • Paris: Chez Massé, Éditeur proprietaire, 1800.
  • [4], 256, [4], 246, [1] pages.
  • Duodecimo.
  • Rebound in quarter marbled paper, plain brown paper spine. 

Condition Report

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Shelfwear, chipping, and tearing to paper spine and boards.

Edges of textblock tanned with age-toning and minor soiling to textblock.

Lacking both issued frontispieces.

On Tome III the title page has had 'Tom III' torn out, with the small hole repaired.

Small backing to fore edge of half-title and title page.

Tome III A1 is missing the top half of the leaf, plain paper attached with crude ink titling to the recto only.

Tome III F1 with small repair to the fore edge and crude ink lettering to the recto.

Tome IV G11-12 with some damage to fore edges, G12 with slight loss to words.

Significant tide-marks and water staining throughout, though most severe at extremities and along gutters.


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