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Cent Proverbs  

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Cent Proverbes. Texte par Trois Tetes dans un Bonnet

Grandville, Jean-Jacques


Garniers Freres

N.d. [c.1865]


Nouvelle edition, revue et augmentee pour le texte par M. Quitard. Paris: Garniers Freres, n.d. (c.1865). Thick quarto, 551 pages. Later edition, revised and enlarged by Quitard, with fifty hand-colored wood engraved plates and numerous black and white wood engravings. In a contemporary gilt-stamped quarter red morroco binding with blind-stamped, pebbled, red cloth boards.

[Brivois 89, Carteret III, 282, Sander 145 u. Vicaire III, 1123].

Donated by Rabelais, Inc., Biddeford, ME.

Lot Amendments

Very good, with minor edge and corner wear.

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