Lot 583

MISCELLANY - [Jean-François DE LA CROIX (1753-94) and Antoine HORNOT ([dates unknown])]. Anecdotes Arabes et Musulmanes, Paris, 1772, 8vo, contemporary calf. With various other works in 32 vols. (33)

Estimate: £300 - £500
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

MISCELLANY - [Jean-François DE LA CROIX (1753-94) and Antoine HORNOT ([dates unknown])].  Anecdotes Arabes et Musulmanes, depuis l' An de J. C. 614, Époque de l' établissement du Mahométisme en Arabie, par le faux Prophète Mahomet; Jusqu'à l' extinction totale du Califat, en 1538. Paris: chez Vincent, 1772. 8vo (168 x 110mm). Woodcut ornaments (some light mainly marginal spotting, staining and browning). Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, marbled endpapers, red edges (upper joints split, extremities rubbed). Provenance: pencil annotation to front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION. Barbier I, 179. With various other works in 32 volumes, mostly 8vo except where indicated, including Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux's Oeuvres (Geneva, 1716, 2 vols., 4to, engraved portrait, contemporary calf, rebacked, rather worn), Marie-Catherine d' Aulnay's Ingenious and Diverting Letters of a Lady's Travels into Spain ... The Ninth Edition (London, 1722, 2 vols. bound in one, engraved frontispiece, title laid down, contemporary calf, rebacked), François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon's Les Avantures de Telemaque, Fils d' Ulysse ("A Londres", 1726, engraved plates, contemporary calf), Louis le Gendre's Les Moeurs et Coutumes des François dans les Differens Tems de la Monarchie (Paris, 1740, contemporary calf), Voltaire's Abregé de l' Histoire Universelle, depuis Charlemagne, jusques à Charlequint (The Hague, 1753, 2 vols. bound in one,  contemporary calf), the same author's Siecle de Louis XV ... Nouvelle Édition (Lausanne, 1769, 2 vols., contemporary calf), Pierre Corneille's Oeuvres (Paris, 1758, 8 vols., contemporary calf), Alain-René Lesage's Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane ("A Londres", chez J. Nourse, 1777, 4 vols., engraved plates, contemporary calf, rebacked), the same author's Le Diable Boiteux, suivi d' une Journée des Parques, et des Béquilles du Diable Boiteux ... Nouvelle Édition (Paris, 1805, engraved frontispiece, contemporary calf) and Lettre de Monsieur, et de M. Le Comte d' Artois, au Roi, leur Frère, avec la Declaration signée à Pilnitz, le 27 Aoust 1791, par l' Empereur et le Roi de Prusse ([?Paris], 1791, 16-pages only ([?]of 25), stitched. The lot sold not subject to return. (33) 

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