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Inscription

inside back cover upper right in graphite by later hand: BORX_W / FDF / 116388; inside back cover center: Grandville. / with 2 frontis + 36 plates, / of which 16 are in duplicate. / C&P ML(?)

Provenance

(Ursus Rare Books, Ltd., New York); Mr. and Mrs. Ladislaus Von Hoffmann, Washington, DC, 2004; gift to NGA, 2008.

Bibliography
1982
Ray, Gordon N. The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 1700 to 1914. New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library; and Ithica, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982, 2: 196.
2003
Laird, Michael. Ursus Rare Books. New York, 2003: no. 44.