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Fables heroiques, où sont renfermées les plus importantes maximes de la politique & de la morale; avec des discours historiques sur chaque fable. (2 vols.).
Amsterdam, Jean Pauli, 1720. - Nouvelle édition consacrée à l'usage de Monseigneur le Prince des Asturies. 2 vols. Small 8vo. (XVIII)+232;(VIII)+228 pp. With 2 frontisp. (dated 1721), portrait of Prince Louis of Asturia (later the second Bourbon king of Spain) & 60 half-page plates (all engravings). Complete. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf, spines richly gilt; marbled endpapers. VG. (Inscribed; lib. stamp & marks on 1st blanks, see provenance). * New edition, published by Bruzen la Martinière who signed the dedication with his initials. The famous moral-political fables of the French prior Audin, first published in 1648, were intended as amusing but profound instruction for princes. - Provenance: early inscription "a moy Leopoldine princesse de Lowensteine douariere de Starhemberg", and later stamp: "Fürstlich-Starhemberg'sche Familien-Bibliothek Schloss Eferding" (Austria). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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