[MONOGRAMS & ORNATE LETTERS]. SCHÉNAU (Johann... - Lot 185 - Thierry de Maigret

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[MONOGRAMS & ORNATE LETTERS]. SCHÉNAU (Johann... - Lot 185 - Thierry de Maigret
[MONOGRAMS & ORNATE LETTERS]. SCHÉNAU (Johann Eleazar), LITTRET (Claude Antoine), POUGET (Jean Henri Prosper) & PIAUGER (Jean- Baptiste). The Alphabet of love, or a collection of numbers for the use of lovers and artists. A Paris, Chez Pouget & Tilliard, 1766. 5 quires in one volume in-4°, green chagrin, smooth spine (20th century binding). A title-frontispiece by SCHÉNAU & LITTRET, a dedication leaf ("To Madame la Marquise de Marigny") by POUGET, 207 plates of monograms and a fifth set of 33 plates of "Lettres ornées", this one by PIAUGER, LAURENT & PAILLASSON, all engraved on copper. Spine slightly faded; some freckling. A work which does not appear in the catalogues of the B. N. F. where it is only mentioned incidentally, as a work reported by BONACINI, in his Bibliografia delle arti scrittorie, Firenze, 1953, n° 1 627.
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