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Sevigne, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de
Letters of Madame de Sevigne (7 volumes) [with] SIGNED Louis XIV Manuscript Document
Philadelphia: J.P. Horn & Company, 1927. Newly re-edited, revised, and corrected and including three hundred and eight letters not previously translated into English. 7 volumes + manuscript document in slipcase. Deluxe Carnavalet Edition, Limited to 1550 numbered sets, of which this is number 20. Tall 8vo. Various paginations. Half-titles, frontispieces, illustrations, portraits, facsimile letters. With an Introduction by A. Edward Newton. Full morocco bindings by Whitman Bennett of New York, gilt decorated spines in 4 compartments; gilt decorated boards; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; TEG. [With] 1 page manuscript document on parchment SIGNED by Louis XIV, Versailles, 2 May 1698, honoring Charles de Cartigny for 21 years of service to the King. Tear to lower blank margin (not affecting text), age brittle; housed in buckram chemise and morocco slipcase. Light rubbing to some corners and along joints else a near fine set with an unusual addition.
Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books [US]
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