Lot 566

L' ENCLOS, Ninon de (1620-1705). Mémoires et Lettres, Rotterdam, 1751, contemporary calf. FIRST EDITION.

Estimate: £100 - £150
Hammer price: £70
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

L' ENCLOS, Ninon de (1620-1705), and others.  Mémoires et Lettres pour servir de l' Histoire de la Vie de Mademoiselle de l' Enclos. Rotterdam: [no publisher], 1751. 8vo (160 x 98mm). Woodcut ornament on title, headpieces and initials and other ornaments (extensive stain to final text leaf, some light mainly marginal spotting and staining). Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt with red morocco lettering-piece, red edges (joints rubbed). Provenance: modern catalogue description tipped onto front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION of this work on Ninon de l' Enclos, the celebrated French author, courtesan, libertine, patron of the arts and free-thinker.

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