Traite des Pierres Precieuses et de la Maniere de les Employer en Parure.

Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1762. First. hardcover. Engraved title page and 78 of 79 full-page copper engraved plates. 90pp of text (lightly foxed throughout, more so on text pages; 2pp of text are darkened, probably from a newspaper laid-in). Short 4to. Original marbled boards binding, edges reinforced with cloth, 19th century brown leather spine (well-rubbed with small repairs at joints). Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1762. First edition. Lacks plate 21, but still a very good copy of this scarce book. very good.

Brunet IV, 848; Sinkankas 5231.

Price: $6,500.00

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