Le Spectacle de la Nature 1751 lovely 18th century poetry nice antiquarian bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Le Spectacle de La Nature, Tome Huitieme, by Abbe Pluche.
Published 1751, Paris by Etienne & Fils.
436 pages. Text in French. Engraved frontis.
Period full mottled calf binding, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt title lettering and contrasting black label, marbled end papers.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4" W.