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Title: Signed and dated binding in full polished clf. on: DEFOE, D., La Vie et Les Aventures de Robinson Crusoé... Traduits de l'Anglais. Edition abrégée a l'usage des enfants. Avec 40 gravures.
Description: Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie. 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 79, 1873. 8vo. W. 40 engr. textills. In a very nice and accomplished dark full polished clf. binding, spine in compartments, single giltruled lines on the 'ribben', 3 floral handstamps; Upper part of spine a double giltruled line, lower part of spine idem in combination w. a fleur de lis roll. Both covers w. a central fleur de lis / floral gilttooled ornament, the 4 corners w. a larger floral ornament in gilt. [The binding signed in blind at lower [blindruled] turn in of lower cover. 'Gebroken schutblad constructie'. Nice handmarbled endp. The binding finished with what seems like a varnish in order to obtain a glossy appearance. Also signed in ink on blank recto of lower free marbled endp. 'Ingeb. door Joh Looijenga / 's - Gravenhage. / 1932.'. Upper free endp. signed in pencil 'A.J. Looijenga'. [...]. ( ... pp.). (All edges gilt, upper and lower edge some fading of the gilt.). Binder's particulars not [yet] known.

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Price: EUR 225.00 = appr. US$ 244.54 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 10201