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Lot 50: Gay, J. Analectes du bibliophile. Turin, J. Gay,

Books: History, Travel, Literature, Fine printing

Platinum House

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

November 27, 2012

Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: Gay, J. Analectes du bibliophile. Turin, J. Gay, 1876, 3 vols., (4),XXXIV,175,(1); (4),203,(1); (4),207,(1)p., sl. later gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, signed "E. Rau" at foot of spine, t.e.g., sm. 8vo. - All vols. w. armorial bookplate on upper pastedown ("Vaillant et Veillant"); some owner's entries/ stamps on prel. blanks. Upper joint split but holding well (bookblock pasted to spine); spine rubbed. = The third vol. containing a "Liste de livres à titres singuliers et bizarres." Containing many references to erotic works.

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