Maximes et Réflexions Morales du Duc de La Rochefoucauld
by Rochefoucauld, Duc de La
Paris: Didot, Henri, 1827. 96pp. This is the first volume to be printed with Didot's 2 1/2 point microscopic type, which was the smallest produced to that date and is noted for its beauty and clarity. Bound in contemporary polished brown morocco with gilt-tooled decoration on both covers and an elegant gilt-titled and decorated spine; gilt-tooled turn-ins. A.e.g. This very famous miniature is in very fine condition. (Spielmann 291-A; Bondy, p. 91). (2 5/8 by 1 3/4; 67x44mm).
(Inventory #: 27401)
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