Manuscript, French [Maximes and Proverbs]

Lecture ordinaire d'un pauvre Diable que sa famille a ruine.


Lecture ordinaire d’un pauvre Diable que sa famille a ruine.


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An interesting manuscript collection of French proverbs and maxims written in a legible, neat hand.


8vo. Over 220 leaves of manuscript. Period sheep in French style with decoration in gilt to spine and marbled page ends. Remnant of old label to upper spine, some scuffing with loss and general wear, front hinge partially cracked, leaves quite bright though with some light soiling in places, one leaf with a closed cut to center. Very Good

Provenance: Bookplate of Victor De Guinzbourg.



Stock ID: 93129