Lot 106: [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 18 volumes, 8vo (238 x 160mm.), hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, and 100 coloured plates, 7 maps with outline colour, contemporary tree calf patterned boards, flat spines gilt, uncut, scattered spotting and worming, slight wear and expert restoration to bindings
Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Vol. 5 with pp. V-XII loosely inserted (Avvertimento), vol. 16 with spine head becoming detached, vol. 17 with loose plate.
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Literature: Not in Löwendahl or Lust