LOT 663

Four French titles: (1) Castalie et Forlis

Aventures galantes d'un officier et d'une femme jalouse. Paris, Tiger, n.d. (ca. 1800), 107 pp., w. engr. frontisp., very finely bound in 19th cent. crushed green half mor., marbled endpapers, gilt and ribbed spine, 12mo.

A bit foxed throughout. A very good, untrimmed copy in an attractive binding. Extremely rare: only 1 copy in OCLC/ WorldCat/ KvK (Bibliothèque Nationale de France), not a single other copy traced. (2) Aristaenetus. Lettres galantes d'Aristenete, traduites du grec, par Alain-René le Sage, nouvelle édition, revue et corrigée. Lille, C.F.J. Lehoucq, n.d. (ca. 1795), 142 pp., very finely bound in 19th cent. light brown half calf, gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece, 12mo. Sl. foxed; title-p. lacks a sm. portion of blank lower right corner. From the library of Frank Goldsmith, with his bookplate on upper pastedown. Also with the stamped library motto "Psyches Iatreion" (healing place of the soul) in Greek letters on first free endpaper, and the handwritten number 856. Rare edition. -and 2 others. (total 4)

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