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“Les Charmes de l'Enfance”, illustrated by Monnet A charming and very rare book illustrated by Monnet. A copy on large vellum paper illustrated with proofs before letters and etchings.





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JAUFFRET, Louis-François 

Les Charmes de l’Enfance, et les Plaisirs de l’amour maternel.

Paris, Didot jeune, 1796. 


2 parts in 2 volumes 12mo [151 x 92 mm] of: I/ 216 pp. and 4 plates out of pagination, including the frontispiece, of which 3 plates are in double state; II/ 228 pp. and 2 plates out of pagination in double state. Full red morocco, triple gilt fillet around the covers, flat spines finely decorated, green morocco lettering pieces, gilt inner border, gilt edges. Contemporary binding.


The most beautiful illustrated edition of the 18th century of Jauffret’s Charmes de l’enfance illustrated with a frontispiece and 5 figures in first state by Monnet engraved by Delaunay, Gaucher and Ingouf (Cohen, 517).

An exceptional copy, printed on large vellum paper, decorated with the frontispiece with proof before the letter and the figures in double state. All the figures are here in double state: - figure page 35 of the 1st part: with proof before the letter and etching. - figure page 70 of the 1st part: with proof before the letter and before the signature, etching before the signature. - figure page 100 of the 1st part: with proof before the letter and etching. - figure page 14 of the 2nd part: with proof before the letter and etching. - figure page 108 of the 2nd part: with proof before the letter and etching before the signature.

Whereas the first 1791 edition was sold for 5 to 6 francs, this edition was sold 15 to 20 francs. (Cohen)

A superb copy in its very fine contemporary red morocco bindings.

Provenance: from the library du Bourg de Bozas with ex libris.





rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET, Louis-François Les Charmes de l’Enfance, et ... A charming and very rare ...
rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET Louis Francois Les Charmes de l Enfance et  A charmi...



  rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET Louis Francois Les Charmes de l Enfance et  A charmi...



  rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET Louis Francois Les Charmes de l Enfance et  A charmi...



  rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET Louis Francois Les Charmes de l Enfance et  A charmi...



  rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET Louis Francois Les Charmes de l Enfance et  A charmi...



  rare books first edition precious booksJAUFFRET Louis Francois Les Charmes de l Enfance et  A charmi...



 
A charming and very rare book illustrated by Monnet. A copy on large vellum paper illustrated with proofs before letters and etchings.
Price : € 3,500

JAUFFRET, Louis-François 

Les Charmes de l’Enfance, et les Plaisirs de l’amour maternel.

Paris, Didot jeune, 1796. 


2 parts in 2 volumes 12mo [151 x 92 mm] of: I/ 216 pp. and 4 plates out of pagination, including the frontispiece, of which 3 plates are in double state; II/ 228 pp. and 2 plates out of pagination in double state. Full red morocco, triple gilt fillet around the covers, flat spines finely decorated, green morocco lettering pieces, gilt inner border, gilt edges. Contemporary binding.


The most beautiful illustrated edition of the 18th century of Jauffret’s Charmes de l’enfance illustrated with a frontispiece and 5 figures in first state by Monnet engraved by Delaunay, Gaucher and Ingouf (Cohen, 517).

An exceptional copy, printed on large vellum paper, decorated with the frontispiece with proof before the letter and the figures in double state. All the figures are here in double state: - figure page 35 of the 1st part: with proof before the letter and etching. - figure page 70 of the 1st part: with proof before the letter and before the signature, etching before the signature. - figure page 100 of the 1st part: with proof before the letter and etching. - figure page 14 of the 2nd part: with proof before the letter and etching. - figure page 108 of the 2nd part: with proof before the letter and etching before the signature.

Whereas the first 1791 edition was sold for 5 to 6 francs, this edition was sold 15 to 20 francs. (Cohen)

A superb copy in its very fine contemporary red morocco bindings.

Provenance: from the library du Bourg de Bozas with ex libris.