Sale 503 Lot 217

[BINDINGS] - CORNEILLE, Pierre (1606-1684)
Théatre de P. Corneille, avec des commentaires [par Voltaire] et autres morceau intéressans. Geneva [Berlin]: n.p., 1774.

8 volumes, 4to (247 x 195 mm). Engraved frontispiece, approximately 34 engraved plates after Gravelot, text printed within borders. CONTEMPORARY FRENCH TREE CALF, covers with gilt borders, smooth spines with gilt diaper pattern and borders, red morocco lettering-pieces gilt, board edges gilt, edges sprinkled red (3 volumes with discreet early repairs to spine ends or hinge). A FINE COPY.

Estimate $ 5,000-7,000

Provenance: J. Bettend (early letterpress bookplate, rue Mercière, Lyon).

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