Title: De Officiis ad Marcum filium.
Publisher: Barbou, J. Lutetiae.
Publication Date: 1773
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
346 pages printed on blue tinted paper. Engraved frontispiece after J.M.Moreau, engraved by N. le Mire. 6-point type by Fournier le jeune. Each page, even the blank versos of the half and full title pages, set within elegant decorative typographical borders. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. 65 x 90mm. Contemporary ruby morocco; spine in hand decorated gilt compartments with five gilt raised bands, author and title in gilt within double fillet gilt borders (head and tail slightly rubbed; hinges slightly cracked); wonderfully patinated boards with triple gilt fillet borders and floral pointille cornerpieces (corners a little worn). This is a significant eighteenth-century miniature book, due to Pierre Simon Fournier's typeface typesetting within generous margins. Nauroy, 35. Spielmann, 94. Welsh, 1896. Seller Inventory # 5311