by Fenelon, M. de; [Mothe-Fénelon, François de Salignac de la (1651-1715)]
Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1790. Hardcover. Very Good+. Ornately gilt-stamped early 19th-century straight-grain red morocco, a.e.g., pale blue silk doublures and endleaves; complete set of 2 volumes 8vo; pp.  (half-title p., title-p.), viii, , 426;  (half-title p., title-p., "livre treizieme" title-p.), 408; plus frontispiece portrait of Fenelon after Vivien, and 24 plates after Marillier. Some light scuffing along joints and edges of boards; corners lightly bumped. Foxing in plate margins and on tissue-guards, but overall text blocks are bright and clean. A beautiful set of books.
In this set the portrait after Vivien and plates after Marillier are substituted for the plates after Cochin and Moreau called for on the title-page. Cohen-de Ricci 386. (Inventory #: D14222)
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