Molière - Oeuvres - 1972

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Molière - Oeuvres - 1972
Literature - Quantity: 9 - Book

Molière - Oeuvres de Molière. Edition for the tercentenary of the death of Molière - 9 volumes (complete) - 1972
Reserved printing strictly conforming with the head copies- Numbered- Superb bindings.

Oeuvres de Molière. Edition marking the tricentennial of Molière’s death. With the privilege of the Comédie-Française - 9 volumes (complete) - Paris Michel de l'Ormeraie, 1972 - Over 3200 pages, 196 vignettes and tailpieces engraved on steel by Laurent Cars and Joullain, 33 figures and a portrait based on Boucher, Blondel and Oppenordt- Note by the publisher concerning these sublime bindings: “I put reconstructed the blond binding of the time with its transparency and modulations in colour that only manual processing could obtain; the marbled endpapers are multi-coloured. I reconstructed the old tooling (engraved by hand), gilding on both covers, all gilt edges, gilded interior borders, everything in fine gold leaf; the coat of arms of the Marquis of Allègre are enhanced with colour”- 12 kg- 27 x 20 cm.

Books in impeccable condition except for rubbing from use on volume 4, but nothing serious. Copy numbered 7007 on the last volume. very beautiful set, quite decorative bindings.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
9
Subject
Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Molière
Book Title
Oeuvres
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1972
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
Yes
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