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Paris: Belin, 1782. Xxi, [III], 3720pp, small Roman & italic type (notes in a smaller size), woodcut headpiece. Contemporary gilt ruled autumn leaf calf, gilt bee design repeated on flat spine, blue leather spine label, marbled edges, joints cracked, top of spine rubbed. Paris: Belin, 1782. First Edition. Very good (+). The first study of the Bibliotheque Nationale, with the subsequently suppressed passages describing other Parisian libraries. The bulk of the text comprises an architecturally organized tour of the various.....
Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1974. Sparsely illustrated in black & white by George Cruikshank. xvi+258pp. 8vo, two-toned cloth. Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1974. Sunned edges with weakened hinge, still a very good(-) copy. The Princeton University Library Chronicle, Volume XXV, Nos. 1 & 2. With essays by Robert L. Patten, John Fowles, E.D.H. Johnson, Ronald Paulson, Richard A. Vogler, Anthony Burton, John Harvey, Louis James, David Kunzle, Michael Steig, Harry Stone, and William Feaver.
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1993. Many illustrations in color and black and white. 310 pages, 4to, gilt stamped black cloth (text on spine a little worn), green cloth slipcase with pictorial label (slipcase worn at corner but it did a good job of protecting the book itself.) New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, (1993). A near fine copy in a good slipcase.