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A COLLECTION OF MORAL AND HISTORICAL REFLECTIONS ABOUT THE MAXIMS OF WISDOM BY JEAN BAPTISTE BLANCHARD

[1.]: Blanchard, Jean Baptiste. La scuola de’ costumi ovvero riflessioni morali ed istoriche intorno alle massime della saviezza. Opera vantaggiosa ad ogni sorta di persone. Volume primo [-quarto]. Torino, presso Giuseppe Pomba, 1825-1828.

8vo (190x112 mm), editorial paper binding, title in black types at front covers in a decorated frame, title and decorations at spines; 4 vols; pp. 7, [1], 406, [1] plate; 333, [1], [1] plate; 348, [1] plate; 328, [1] plate.

References: IT\ICCU\LO1E\008755 (7 copies). OCLC, 797826904. No copy out of Italy.


[to this lot is also joined a French version of the same work]:

[2.] : Blanchard, Jean Baptiste. L’ecole des mœurs ou reflexions morale et historiques sur les maximes de la sagesse […]. Nouvelle edition […]. Tome Premier [-Second]. Paris : Didier, Libraire-Editeur, 1835.

8vo (190x110 mm), contemporary half leather binding, gilt title and rulers at spine, marbled paper at boards, silk bookmarks; 2 vols ; pp. IV, 436, [1] plate ; 458, [2], [1] plate. Each volume has a full page engraving at frontispiece. Other engravings on plates, out of text, in the two volumes.

References: Not in ICCU, which registers other editions published in Paris in 1836 but not by the same printer. OCLC, 43430910 (1 copy in USA at the Yale University Library, New Haven, and 1 copy in Belgium).

Condition

[1.]: Traces of use. Presence of occasional browning and foxing. Untrimmed edges. Overall, a good copy.
[2.]: A fine work.

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[Ethics] Blanchard, Scuola de' costumi 1825-8, 4 (+2) v

Estimate €150 - €200Jun 9, 2016