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C. N. Cochin. Illustrtaed with the original copperplate engravings after the designs of C. N. Cochin. 8vo, pp. 63 + adv. Bound in pattered boards with cloth spine (rubbed at the extremities), a very good clean copy, untrimmed. C.N. Cochin (1715-1790), court painter at Versailles, drawing instructor to Madame de Pompadour, who was regarded by Diderot as "the first draughtsman of France." This prose poem is a lovely pastoral composed by a young girl of 18 years.
Good. Book An edition of The Origin of the Graces by Mademoiselle Dionis Dusejour. Illustrated with theoriginal copperplate engravings after the designsof C. N. Cochin. Nothing appears to be known of Mademoiselle Dionis Dusejour, the author of The Origins of the Graces, but the designer of the engravings, to which this clever little imitation of the Greek pastorals owes much of its interest, was one of the most prominent French artists of the 18th century, and his name associated with many of the elegantly illustrated works issued in France during the half century preceding the Revolution. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Corners are bumped. There is some cockling to the rear board. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. Overall: GOOD.
Very Good. First edition in English, this is an unnumbered copy of 1100 copies. 63pp. Extra title page, five plates; ad leaf. Illustrated with the original copperplate engravings after the designs of C.N. Cochin. Includes a prefatory essay on the illustrator. Cloth-backed floral boards. Very good with extremities worn and chipped, owner's decorative label loose from front pastedown.
Very Good- Illustrated wit the original copperplate engravings. # 10 of edition limited to 50 copies with the duplicate illustrations (one set with black ink and another in 'sanguine')issued along with a printing of 300 copies which contained only the black inked plates. Quarto 10" tall, [2-double illustrated title pages] + 63 pages + 12 illustration (6 b&w and 6 sepia) + 2 ads (handmade text paper); brown quarter cloth over embossed paper over boards. A very good (minus), clean hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear, corners worn through to board, a half-inch tear to board at rear edge; hinges and binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed with very slight marginal foxing; illustrations bright with tissue guards.
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