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    Pierre Bayle. Dictionaire Historique et Critique... Amsterdam: Chez P. Brunel..., 1740. Fifth edition, revised and augmented. Text in French. Four folio volumes (approximately 15.5 x 9.5 inches). Engraved title-pages printed in red and black. Near contemporary half black morocco over marbled boards. All volumes skillfully rebacked, spines stamped and lettered in gilt in compartments, six raised bands, later endleaves. Some rubbing and wear to bindings, text a bit toned and foxed. A few volumes with ownership signature on title-pages. Overall, a near fine set. "For over half a century Bayle's Dictionnaire dominated enlightened thinking in every part of Europe." (Printing and the Mind of Man, 155).



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    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
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