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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber P4894

Author Demoustier, C.A. [Charles-Albert Demoustier 1760-1801]
Title LETTRES A EMILIE SUR LA MYTHOLOGIE .. Première Partie + Seconde Partie
PlacePub Paris
Publisher Ant. Aug. Renouard
Date 1804 [An] xiii
Illustrations Engraved plates (12) + frontis portrait of the author.
Description Two Volumes in One 18mo gilt decorated marbled leather (rebacked with old label relaid/edges rubbed/corners worn with some leather loss) All Edges Gilt 146pp +129pp +[1]p publisher's colophon. Half-titles list this as "Oeuvres de C.A. Demoustier". Aside from a corner torn off the rear blank endpaper this is a neat clean, tight and crisp copy. *A collection of the major Greco-Roman gods and their legends, lives and loves. There was some complaint that the illustrations of these early editions before about 1816 showed too much nudity ..
Booknumber P4894
Price Price: GBP 18.00 or USD 23.00
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