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Orientalist satire on the court of Louis XV.-
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Orientalist satire on the court of Louis XV.- [Crebillon (Claude Prosper Jolyot de), attributed to] Les Amours de Zeokinizul, roi des Kofirans. Ouvrage traduit de l'arabe du voyageur Krinelbol, title in red and black and with engraved device, woodcut head-pieces and a decorative initial, later neat pencil marginalia giving supposed identities of the characters, without final 2 ff. found in some copies which provide a key to the identity of characters, lightly browned, green endpapers, attractive 19th century reddish-brown straight-grain morocco in a romantic style by Ducastin (signed on spine), gilt, rubbed, g.e., [Querard II, 454], scarce, 8vo (binding 162 x 100mm.), Amsterdam, for Michel, 1748.

⁂ Provenance: Member of the Ashburnham family (small embossed circular bookplate to front pastedown).
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Orientalist satire on the court of Louis XV.-

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Orientalist satire on the court of Louis XV.- [Crebillon (Claude Prosper Jolyot de), attributed to] Les Amours de Zeokinizul, roi des Kofirans. Ouvrage traduit de l'arabe du voyageur Krinelbol, title in red and black and with engraved device, woodcut head-pieces and a decorative initial, later neat pencil marginalia giving supposed identities of the characters, without final 2 ff. found in some copies which provide a key to the identity of characters, lightly browned, green endpapers, attractive 19th century reddish-brown straight-grain morocco in a romantic style by Ducastin (signed on spine), gilt, rubbed, g.e., [Querard II, 454], scarce, 8vo (binding 162 x 100mm.), Amsterdam, for Michel, 1748.

⁂ Provenance: Member of the Ashburnham family (small embossed circular bookplate to front pastedown).

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