LOT 34

[Classical antiquity] Three works: (1) Dictionaire abregé de la fable,

pour l'intelligence des Poëtes, & la connoissance des Tableaux & des Statuës, dont les sujets sont tirez de la Fable. Par. M. [Pierre] Chompré. Seconde edition, Revûë, corrigée & augmentée. Paris, J. Desaint, 1733, (6),278,(4) p., contemporary half calf with gilt back with raised bands (light foxing, binding with traces of use).

Lovely pocket dictionary with names and terms from antiquity, in a rare early edition, the first printing appeared in 1727. The book has been reprinted many times afterwards. Undoubtedly also used as artist's manual; (2) Fabelkunde voor jonge lieden. Door A.B. van Meerten geb. Schilperoort. Breda, F.B. Hollingerus Pijpers, 1825-1826, 2 volumes, (12),287,(1),11; (11),264,10 p., both volumes with engraved title, 8 engraved plates, original uniformed printed cardboard (vol. 1 with broken inner hinge, both bindings slightly worn and stained). And with 1 more (total 3 works in 4 bindings).

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