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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 693

15 Leatherbound Books, French Literature

Estimate: $300 - $500

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including: [Memoirs of Celebrated Characters] by Alphonse de Lamartine, London: Richard Bentley, 1858, three volumes (complete), bound in three quarter tan leather over marbled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, green and brown morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers; [Oeuvres Completes De La Fontaine], Paris: A. Sautelet et Cie, 1826, text in French, bound in full red leather, cover with blindstamped Gothic arch and rose window decoration and gilt ruling, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, aeg; [Herodias] by Gustave Flaubert, Paris: Societe des Beaux Arts, circa 1890s, the Salon Edition, number 97 of 550 copies, bound in three quarter dark green leather over marbled boards, gilt lettering and floral decoration to spine, four raised bands, marbled endpapers; and others

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


light wear to extremities, some bumped corners, scattered scuffs, scratches, and small losses to leather, scattered light staining throughout; Herodias with some tissue guards torn/detached, some image offsetting and toning to plates

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