Lot n° 38
150 - 200
CONTANT D'ORVILLE (under the direction of... - Lot 38 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
CONTANT D'ORVILLE (under the direction of the marquis de PAULMY). Précis of a general history of the private life of the French. Paris, Moutard, 1779. In-8, half brown morocco, spine with ornate nerves (19th century binding).
x and 403 pp. and (1) p.
First edition of this treatise divided into 4 books dealing with gastronomy, housing, clothing and amusements, forming volume C of the collection "Mélanges tirés d'une grande bibliothèque" [that of the Marquis de Paulmy].
Armorial bookplate Arthaud de Viry.
Error on the title page "De Pautny". Traces of pencil, some freckles. Spine rubbed.
Vicar, 707 (by mistake 1783, for 1782).
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