Histoire de Don Ranucio d'Aletez: Histoire Veritable [2 volumes]. Charles Gabriel Porée.
Histoire de Don Ranucio d'Aletez: Histoire Veritable [2 volumes]
Histoire de Don Ranucio d'Aletez: Histoire Veritable [2 volumes]
Histoire de Don Ranucio d'Aletez: Histoire Veritable [2 volumes]

Histoire de Don Ranucio d'Aletez: Histoire Veritable [2 volumes]

Rouen: Antonio Pasquinetti, 1740. Hardcover. Imprint: "A Venise, chez Antonio Pasquinetti, 1740." This is a fictitious imprint; published at Rouen. Cf. Quérard, La France littéraire. 2 volumes: 16, 342, [2] p.; 308, [4] p.: 2 copper-engraved frontispieces, 1 additional copper-engraved plate; 17 cm. Signatures: *(8) A-EE(8+4) FF(4); A-CC(8+4). Full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title and volume numbers in second and third compartments. Gilt-tooled decoration in the remaining compartments. Gilt-rolled pattern along the edges. All page edges red. Green ribbon book marks. Marbled endpapers. Engraved title pages printed in red and black with title vignettes. Front fixed endpaper of vol. 1 bears the 18th-century, engraved armorial bookplate of Ludovic Hieron Raussin: “Ex Bibliotheca Lud. Hieron Raussin D. Medici in Universitate Remensi” [Rheims]. Above the bookplate is written faintly in an old hand "3 ff," perhaps indicating an original or early purchase price of 3 florins. In an old hand below the title vignette on each title page is written a 3-digit number. In Very Good- Condition: edges are rubbed; joints are cracking with loss of small section of leather at tail of spine along front joint of vol. 1; smaller section of leather lacking from front joint of vol. 2 at head of spine; hinges are tight; small section of leather lacking from fourth spine compartment of vol. 1; pages are clean and tight; plates are crisp. Very Good -. Item #000619

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