Lot 71 of 221:
Maxims of La Rochefoucauld 1678  

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$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes

Author:
[La Rochefoucauld, Francois Duc de]

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Chez Claude Barbin

Date:
1678

Description:

[vi], 195, [13] pp. (Small 8vo) 15x8.5 cm (6x3½") later full calf, spine gilt, morocco label, all edges gilt. Fifth Edition.

The final edition with the author's additions and the last published in his lifetime. The definitive text containing 504 maxims. Brunet III, 845. Formerly in the collection of the Reese Library of the University of California. With small oval ownership stamps on title page and several other locations within.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine ends chipped, rubbed, call number on spine in white, hinges cracked; ink markings in margins; very good.


 
Item number:
277716
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