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Lot 106: [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

by Sotheby's

07 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
  • [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
  • [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
  • [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
  • [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
  • [MONTMIGNON, L'ABBÉ JEAN BAPTISTE]. SCELTA DI LETTRE EDIFICANTI. 1825-1829
   
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Description: 18 volumes, 8vo (238 x 160mm.), hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, and 100 coloured plates, 7 maps with outline colour, contemporary tree calf patterned boards, flat spines gilt, uncut, scattered spotting and worming, slight wear and expert restoration to bindings

Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Vol. 5 with pp. V-XII loosely inserted (Avvertimento), vol. 16 with spine head becoming detached, vol. 17 with loose plate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Literature: Not in Löwendahl or Lust

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