Preview of the first image of Charles Claude Gros de Bozze - Medailles sur les principaux evenements du regne entier de Louis le.

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Are you interested in this item? This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Elegant full red Moroccan leather with triple fillet and central coat of arms of Louis XV on the plates; spine with 6 raised bands with gold title and friezes with the French lily, crowns and floral friezes with, in the middle, two woven Ls surmounted by a royal crown; gold inner dentils, marbled endpapers. 1 blank sheet; magnificent allegorical frontispiece engraved by Simonneau on a design by A. Coypel; engraved title page with title and royal coat of arms within a refined typographic edging; 14 unnumbered pages of Preface with text inscribed within a typographic edging; 318 tipped-in plates, printed only on the front, numbered, each with the image of the front and back of a celebratory medal and descriptive text within a typographic frame, as well as a typographic frieze engraved with a separate plate; followed by 24 unnumbered pages of Table des medailles within a typographic edging. Between plates 126 and 127, 1 engraving detached from the volume, sheet size approximately 350x250 mm, depicting a medal presented to the King on December 7, 1672. A luxury numismatics work, printed under the auspices of the Duke of Antin. Second edition, more complete and beautiful than the first published in 1702, this also describes the medals under the reign of Louis XV. In good condition, minor peeling to the plates, more evident on the back, various slightly oxidized sheets, crisp ink. 43452095

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