France French Writers Bibliography 1774 Amsterdam 4 vol leather set scarceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Les Trois Siecles de la Litterature Francoise ou Tableau de L'Esprit de nos Ecrivains, Depuis Francois I, jusqu'en 1773, by S. de Castres.
Published 1774, Amsterdam by de Hansy.
4 volumes, 405, 478, 455, 419. Text in French.
Period leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather labels, marbled end papers.
Bindings display overall gentle aging, but remain clean, tight, and sound.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with minor staining and age spotting throughout. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
handsome well preserved set with pleasing shelf appearance.
Books measure: 6 3/4" H X 4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4 1/2".