Lot 305 of 354:
Oeuvres Choisies du Comte de Tressan, Avec Figures  

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$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Oeuvres Choisies du Comte de Tressan, Avec Figures
Author:
Tressan, Louis Elisabeth de la Vergne de
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Rue et Hotel Serpente
Date:
1787-1791
Description:

12 volumes. Engraved portrait and 20 engraved plates. (8vo) 19.5x12 cm (7¾x4¾") period full mottled calf, spines gilt, all edges red.

Louis-Élisabeth de la Vergne, Count of Tressan, was known mainly for the adaptations of novels of chivalry from the Middle Ages collected here. Illustrations are engraved by Croutelle, De Ghendt and others after Marillier. Cohen-De Ricci 999. Provenance: Greg and Jeanine Newman.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Bindings rubbed, a few ends chipped; light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
281639
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