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[MARCEL, JEAN JOSEPH] / [SABBAGH, MICHEL]: - Hommage au Grand-Juge Ministre de la Justice, visitant l'Imprimerie de la Republique le 23 Messidor an XI (= Oct. 9 1803). [Paris 1803].

. Folio. Pp. (12). Comprising title, a three pages dedication by Marcel, one page "Insigne typici musaei attributum", and an "Ode Arabe, à son excellence le Grand-Juge Ministre la Justice" in Arabic and with a French translation. Text printed within wood cut decorated border. Contemporary boards, worn. Inscriptions on front paste down: "ex libris D' Marcel" and the signature Belin, dated 1831.A typographical "Tour de force". According to Schnurrer the author is Michael Sabbagh. Jean Joseph Marcel was in charge of the Imprimerie Nationale at the time and superintendent the production of an "Oratio Dominica" including numerous exotic types cut by himself. Schnurrer, Bibl. Arabica, p. 493.
EUR 2500.00 [Appr.: US$ 2714.24 | £UK 2129.75 | JP¥ 424268] Book number 100585

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