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La Rochefoucauld, Francois, Duc de (1613-80
MAXIMES ET REFLEXIONS MORALES DE DUC DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
De l'Imprimerie Bodoni, 1812. 8vo. Half-title, title, (vii, dedication), 208p. In a unique binding of full brown diced calf with marbled endpapers, deckle edges, the flat spine with gilt title and many decorative bands, the covers framed with ruled patterns of tulips, palmettes, &c, the outer band in gilt, the two inner bands in blind, both covers with embossed central lozenge, the upper lozenge set with a silver 5 lire coin dated 1813 with a bust and "Gioacchino Nappleone" - coin of Joachim Murat to whom the work is dedicated. Light foxing throughout, heavy at preliminaries, cover very good. Extensive notation in ink on flyleaf. Brooks 1118.
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