ARIOSTE

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ARIOSTE
Roland furieux, new translation in prose by M. V. Philipon
de la Madelaine.
Paris, J. Mallet et Cie, 1844.
Large in-8, red half-maroquin with corners, spine ribbed and decorated, untrimmed, white
illustrated white cover and spine (Mercier, successor of Cuzin).
First edition.
Very beautiful edition, illustrated with 383 vignettes in the text or at the head and 25
plates on China paper, including the frontispiece, all engraved on wood after
after Tony Johannot, Baron, Français and Célestin Nanteuil.
The white cover is illustrated, spine and covers, with drawings by Tony Johannot, engraved
by Brévière.
Two delivery covers and prospectus added.
From the libraries of Laurent Meeus (Wittock, n° 178) and Charles Van der Rest (1964,
n° 3) with their bookplates.
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