Lot 469 of 515:
Spurious commentary on ancient India  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$72
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
L'Ezour-Vedam, ou, Ancien commentaire du Vedam, contenant l'exposition des opinions religieuses & philosophiques des Indiens. Traduit du Samscretan par un Brame...
Author:
Sainte-Croix, Guillaume-Emmanuel-Joseph Guilhem de Clermont-Lodève, Baron de
Place:
Yverdon
Publisher:
Dans l'Impression de M. De Felice
Date:
1778
Description:

2 volumes. 332; 264 pp. (12mo) 16.4x9 cm (6½x3½"), period tree sheep, spines tooled in gilt, morocco lettering pieces, marbled page edges. 

This work, mistaken by Voltaire and others for an authentic Sanskrit document, is attributed also to French missionary Jean Calmette.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
With rubberstamps of the Bibliotheque Populaire Montmerle to lower margin of Vol. II title page, and a few other places; near fine.
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Item number:
296446b
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