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LONGUS. Les amours pastorales Daphnis et Chloé. [1731].

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Les amours pastorales Daphnis et Chloé. 

[Paris], [Coustelier], [1731].

12mo (154x95 mm), (8)-159-(1 bl.)-(20) pages and 30 copperplates (including the engravd title page).  binding : Contemporary full red morocco. Minor rubbings and waterstains. 

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Edition normally illustrated with a frontispiece and 8 figures by Scotin, and 4 unsigned vignettes.
In this copy, the illustrations from Scotin have been replaced by the famous suite "de Regenté, including a frontispiece by Coypel (replacing the title page dated 1731) and 28 superb figures including 13 doubles, engraved by Benoît Audran after the drawings of the regent Philippe d'Orléans.
The engraving "Petits pieds", engraved in 1728 and attributed to the Comte de Caylus has been, as often, added.

Price : 1500 €

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