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    Ancient and Modern History of Nations
    with Secrets and Obscure Remembrances

    Nicolas Lenglet du Fresnoy. Methode Pour Etudier L'Histoire... Nouvelle Edition. Paris: Pierre Gandouin, 1729-1741. Six volumes in five quartos. xvii, [3], 496, xix-xxii; [6], 498; [12], 128, 428; [6], 452; xvi, 588, viii, 279, [1] pages. Twenty-three engraved folding map plates, decorated head- and tail-pieces and initials. Contemporary calf, gilt rules, five raised spine bands, floral gilt designs and title labels in compartments, gilt dentelles, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Bindings rubbed and scuffed, minor surface leather loss at edges, few small holes in joints, some joints starting; volume one with holograph pencil annotations on verso of rear free endpaper and recto of front fly-leaf; volume two with ink pen mark in title of plate facing age 304; pages 155-156 of volume three in facsimile (bound in); foxing and some page browning, light image off-set on plates and facing pages, occasional soiling; else in very good condition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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    Valuable and comprehensive work of ancient and modern history, and of secrets and the obscure of every nation.

    Brunei 111:976. Petzholdt 816-817



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    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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