Callieae et Fils, Paris: Jean-Jacques Tuto, imprimeur-Libraire, 1791. Vellum. Good / No Jacket. Item #002012
Dictionnaire Bibliographique, Historique et Critique des Livres Rares, Precieux, Singuliers, Curieux, Estimes et Recherches qui N'ont Aucun Prix Fixe, Tant des Auters Connus que de Ceux qui ne le Sont Pas, soit Manuscrits, Avant & Depuis l'invention de l'Imprimerie […] Volume 2 ONLY H-Sau. Callieae et Fils, Paris: 1791. Jean-Jacques Tuto, imprimeur-Libraire. vi, 556 pp. Hard cover, bound in vellum. Volume 2 only of this important early bibliography, cataloging many early and rare books, with some entries having brief descriptive text. This volume has the small bookplate of Olin Lane Merriam on the inside front cover. In GOOD condition. Moderate soiling to the covers. Uneven darkening and fading. Spine especially darkened with some loss to the leather title label. Letters H-S written on the spine. A few spots of dark staining on the spine. Small area of faint whitish staining on the front cover. Some scuffing to the covers and extremities, with light bumping to the corners. Binding and text block are tight, with minor to moderate scattered foxing throughout and some pages being rather darkened. A few pages have parentheses in pencil in the margins next to the text. Overall attractive copy of this work in GOOD condition. VOLUME 2 ONLY.