Small 12mo (137 x 70 mm.); 4 copper-engraved plates, title-page laid down, slight insect damage to head of gutter of some ff.; contemporary vellum; 527pp.; A1-Y12.£180
PICART, Bernard (artist).Histoire générale des cérémonies, moeurs, et coutumes religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde.
7 vols, folio (27 x 40 cm). Engraved frontispiece complete with 232 engraved plates including 32 folding, and 95 engravings in text, including head and tail pieces by Gravelot, titles printed in red and black with a repeated engraved vignette by Cochin; outer margin of 3 leaves in vol. 2 sometime reinforced. Contemporary calf, spines with raised bands gilt in compartments, red and orange morocco labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, red egdes; neat restoration to joints and head and foot of spines.£7,500