Lot 10021
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[BOOK-BINDING] – MAISTRE, X. DE. Voyage autour de ma chambre, suivi de L’Expédition nocturne [..]. [Introd. by J. Claretie].

Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles [..], 1877, [2],XXXIV,[2],182,[1] pp. With etched frontisp.-portrait (of Xavier de Maistre) & 5 etched plates by Edmond Hédouin (1820-1889). 8vo (ca. 21,5 x 13 cm.), late 19th-cent. blue morocco (orig. wrappers pres.) bound by “Chambolle-Duru”, both covers with triple gilt fillets around sides & gilt inside dentelles, gilt ribbed spine, top edge gilt. – Added: 3 others in 6 vols., i.a. by J.L. Motley (“The Rise of the Dutch Republic. A History”, 1856, 3 vols.).

¶ Ad 1: Vicaire V, 465. Printed in 210 copies on LARGE PAPER. One of 170 Arabic numb. copies printed on “papier de Hollande”. With loosely inserted visiting card of “Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss” [=Mildred Barnes Bliss, 1879-1969, American art collector] with her manuscript dedication in blue ink. – Spine sl. rubbed/ worn (along extremities), upper joint sl. splitting at top, but nevertheless a beautiful binding in good condition.

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