Lot 271 of 515:
First translation of Shakespeare into French  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
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$300 - $500

Title:
Le Theatre Anglois, vol. I-III
Author:
La Place, Pierre Antoine de
Place:
Paris, Londres
Publisher:
Date:
1745-6
Description:

3 vol. Portrait frontispiece in vol. I, engraving on title pages. (12mo), full mottled calf, red leather spine label titled in gilt, with gilt tooling to spine, all edges red, marbled endpapers.

First translation of Shakespeare into French. Vol. I-III contain selected works of Shakespeare, translated by Pierre Antoine de la Place. Vol. I & II published in Paris, vol. III-VIII published in London. Only vol. I-III are present here.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Various states of wear, heads and tails of spines chipped; rubbing to extremities with some loss, light foxing; overall very good.
 
Item number:
304024
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