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Title: Etrennes Françoises, Dédiées à la Ville de Paris; Pour L'Année Jubilaire Du Règne de Louis le Bien-Aimé
Description: Paris, Pierre-Guillaume Simon, 1766. A PRISTINE COPY OF THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION of this commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Louis XV's coronation. 68 pp plus 8 fine full-page etched plates (complete): two plates depicting heraldic devices: five plates by Chenu, Duclos, and Littret after Gabriel de Saint-Aubin with allegorical medallions (and engraved text) depicting events from Louis' rule; and one full-page allegorical plate. Printed on very fine, thick laid paper with ample margins. The impressions of the etchings are outstanding. 4to. Original paper covers. ENTIRELY UNCUT (26.5 x 20 cm). A couple of leaves with very small, faint, old marginal stains, else FINE AND BRIGHT, and incredibly fresh. Cohen-De Ricci 794. Very rare in this state. .

Keywords: Fete Book Louis XV

Price: US$ 950.00 Seller: Cole & Contreras Books / Sylvan Cole Gallery
- Book number: 38169

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