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129: Boilly (Louis-Leopold) [Les Grimaces]

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Boilly (Louis-Leopold) [Les Grimaces],
no title, 55 lithographed plates by Delpech after Boilly hightlighted with lead white, each 245 x 200mm., tipped to blank leaves (not all used), most with double rule border in ink, some oxidization to lead white, spotting and soiling to mounts but plates clean, one leaf torn at lower margin, trimmed with occasional slight loss to signatures, contemporary diced russia ruled in blind and with elaborate gilt border, spine gilt, rubbed, edges a little worn, upper cover detached, folio, [Paris], [c.1825].

***Subjects include smokers, spectacles, ?reading a will, negroes, drinkers, extracting a tooth, soldiers, a money lender, shaving etc..

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Estimate £1,500 – £2,000
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