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Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere, Reveues, corrigees & augmentees. Enrichies de figures en Taille-douce (8… by Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere - Hardcover - 1697 - from Tarrington Books (SKU: 1102E001)

Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere, Reveues, corrigees & augmentees. Enrichies de figures en Taille-douce (8 Volume Set)

Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere, Reveues, corrigees & augmentees. Enrichies de figures en Taille-douce (8 Volume Set)

by Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere

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  • hardcover
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Paris: Thierry, Barbin et Trabouillet, 1697. Very Good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm). Complete eight volume set. Full speckled calf leather bindings. Spines have five raised bands, red morocco title labels, compartments ornately decorated in gilt. Some marking and slight worming to boards. Spines rubbed with slight wear to head and foot. A couple of volumes have slight cracking to joints but all boards are firmly attached. Gilt decorated board edges and turn-ins. All page edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Very tight bindings in excellent overall condition. Clean pages throughout. French language. All 30 plates are present and in first class condition (one plate in Vol. V has been bound in upside down.) A rare and important early edition of Molière's works, reproducing the 1682 first collected edition. An excellent example, complete with all plates and in attractive contemporary bindings. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 4 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: [24] 309 + 419 + 310 + 298 + 335 + 287 + 261 + 308

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Bookseller
Tarrington Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1102E001
Title
Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere, Reveues, corrigees & augmentees. Enrichies de figures en Taille-douce (8 Volume Set)
Author
Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thierry, Barbin et Trabouillet
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1697
Keywords
Works of Moliere, French Language, Fine Leather Binding, Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Fine Bindings; Fiction;
Size
4 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm)
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,... [More]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
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