Portable traveling bookcase. 1801-1803

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Portable traveling bookcase. 1801-1803
Paris, JB Fournier Père & Fils (father & sons), Year X - 1801 , 1802 , Year XI - 1803
Lot of 18 in-24 volumes (62 x 86 mm [2-2/5 x 3-1/3 in.]) of red Moroccan long-grain leather, gilt treading framing the boards, ornate smooth spines, all edges gilt (binding of the era).
Within red Moroccan long-grain leather porfolio box with gilt decoration.
From the library of Cazenove with ex-libris nameplate with coat of arms
Very minor accident on the top joints of the portfolio box.

The lot contains the French books:
- VOLTAIRE - Théâtre , Year XI - 1803 , 5 vol. - La Henriade, Poème, et Le Temple du Goût , Year X - 1802, 1 vol. - (Theater) (Poem, Henriade and The Temple of Taste)
- PIRON , Œuvres choisies, Year X - 1802 , 2 vol. (Selected Works)
- SAINT-REAL , Conjuration des espagnols contre Venise et conjuration des gracques, Year XI - 1802 , 1 vol. (Spanish Conjuration against Venice and Greek Conjuration)
- TRESSAN, Histoire du petit Jehan de Saintié et de Gérard de Nevers, Year X - 1802 , 1 vol (The Story of Little John of Saintré and Gerard of Nevers)
- LA FONTAINE, Fables, Year X - 1801, 2 vol. - Considérations dur les causes de la Grandeur des Romains et de leur décadence , Year XI - 1802, 1 vol. (Serious Consideration of the Causes of Ancient Roman Greatness and their Decadence)
- RACINE, Œuvres, Year X - 1802 , 1 vol. (Works)
- BOILEAU, Œuvres choisies, Year XI - 1803, 1 vol. (Selected Works)

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Author : Voltaire, Piron, Saint Réal, Tressan, La Fontaine, Racine , Boileau
  • Height in cm : 22 cm
  • Width in cm : 15 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016070033