Lot 529

[SERE DES RIEUX, Jean Adam (1668-1747)]. Les Dons des Enfans de Latone: La Musique et la Chasse du Cerf, Paris, 1734, contemporary calf.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £200
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

[SERE DES RIEUX, Jean Adam (1668-1747)]. Les Dons des Enfans [sic] de Latone: La Musique et la Chasse du Cerf, Poëmes dédiés au Roy. Paris: Chés Pierre Prault, Jean Desaint, Jacques Guerin, 1734. 8vo (197 x 125mm). Half title, engraved frontispiece by Le Bas, woodcut printer's device on title, initials and headpieces, 7 engraved plates by Le Bas after Oudry, 42-pages with musical notation, "Approbation" leaf at the end (text quite heavily offset onto one plate, some mainly marginal spotting, staining and browning). Contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-piece (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance:  FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE DUCHESSE DE BERRY AT CHATEAU DE ROSNY (armorial bookplate); L. S. v. Praag (small ex-libris label). FIRST EDITION. Not in Brunet; Cohen-de-Ricci 952; Schwerdt II, p.156; Souhart 635; Thiébaud 836-839.

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