Alexis Piron Complete Works 1776 lovely French leather set 7 vols. ornate spinesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[French Literature, epigrammatist & dramatist, Decorative Leather Sets, 18th century French Drama].
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Oevres Complettes d'Alexis Piron.
Published 1776, Paris by M. Lambert.
7 volumes, each c. 375 pages.
Period full mottled leather bindings, raised bands, gilt lettering and floral decorations in spine compartments, marbled end papers.
Fascinating spine lettering, the numerals are floral and of a unique style.
Split down the center of the first volume, spine ends slightly chipped, joints cracked but all covers still well attached. Bindings firm, sound and tight, despite age wear still a very appealing and handsome set.
Books measure: 8" H X 5" W.