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    Jean Jacques Rousseau. La Nouvelle Héloise, ou Lettres de Deux Amans, Habitans d' Une Petite Ville au Pied des Alpes. Lausanne: Lacombe, 1792. Approximately 5.75 x 3.5 inches. Four twelvemo volumes. With twelve plates inserted throughout. Text in French. Later half green calf over marbled boards, spines ruled in gilt in compartments with four raised bands and brown morocco gilt lettering labels. Spines uniformly sunned, some rubbing to bindings, previous owner's ink inscriptions in volume I. From the library of Chief Secretary of Ireland Augustine Birrell (in office 1907-1916) with his bookplate in each volume. Near fine.

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    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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