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FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY Two French leather bound hollow book safes. One book is a 1749 edition of "Mercure de France" and the other is a 1783 edition of "Portraits des Rois de France". Both books have been hollowed out and lined with marbled paper.

From the property of a Coventry, Rhode Island Family.
Larger book is 7 1/2" by 5", smaller is 6 3/4" by 4"


Wear and partial separation to leather covers, wear to page edges, please refer to photographs.

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2 18C. French Leather Bound Hollow Book Safes

Estimate $150 - $250Feb 3, 2018
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts