LOT 413

[Judaica and hebraica] Two works: (1) Moses Mendelssohn. Philosophische schriften

Troppau, J.G. Trassler, 1784, 2 vols., 268; 167,(1) p., contemp. unif. marbled calf, both frontcovers with old. gilt lettered owner's initials "G.v.G.", gilt and ribbed spines w. 2 contrast. mor. letterpieces, sm. 8vo.

Both vols. offsetting from turn-ins. Bindings rubbed/ sl. worn; spine-ends of the first volume neatly restored. Both vols.. w. old owner's entry "Ex Libris Samuëlis M. Bölöni anno 1787 Kuttenberg", and w. owner's entry "J.H. Randall jr. 1962" in ballpoint on upper pastedowns. John Herman Randall Jr. (1899-1980) was an American philosopher, New Thought author and educator. Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786), German-Jewish philosopher during the Enlightenment and main figure in the development of the Jewish Enlightenment, the so-called "Haskalah". (2) ( François N. Charbuy). Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire des juifs (...). Paris, H.D. Chaubert and Cl. Herissant, 1759, XIII,(1),524,(4) pp., contemp.gilt calf w. mor. letterpiece on spine. With library stamp and ticket of Jean-Louis-Marie Decrouuy (Compiègne) on the (backed) title-p., also with owner's entry "De la Bibliotheque des Augustins du Quartier st. Germain on title-p. and p. 1. Joints splitting but good holding on cords; binding worn along extremities. (total 2 works in 3 vols.)

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