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(Société de gens de lettres) 127 volumes Bibliothèque universelle des dames. (Paris), rue d'Anjou or Hôtel Serpente, 1785-1787. 127 volumes in-18. Full calf porphyry, straight fillet of framing, fillet on the cups, all gilt edges. Good copies. Important collection dedicated to women, divided into 11 classes: travel and atlas (20 volumes), history (30 volumes), theatre (13 volumes), novels (22 volumes), morals (17 volumes), mathematics (7 volumes), physics and astronomy (5 volumes), botany, chemistry, rural economy and human physics (9 volumes), domestic medicine (2 volumes), music (2 volumes). Missing from our collection are the volumes of class 3 (grammar and mixtures of literature), and the volume of Physics of Women. The complete collections (154 volumes) are very rare. The two volumes of atlases containing 28 folding maps are very complete. (Placed in a box on the floor)
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(Société de gens de lettres) 127 volumes Bibliothèque universelle des dames. (Paris), rue d'Anjou or Hôtel Serpente, 1785-1787. 127 volumes in-18. Full calf porphyry, straight fillet of framing, fillet on the cups, all gilt edges. Good copies. Important collection dedicated to women, divided into 11 classes: travel and atlas (20 volumes), history (30 volumes), theatre (13 volumes), novels (22 volumes), morals (17 volumes), mathematics (7 volumes), physics and astronomy (5 volumes), botany, chemistry, rural economy and human physics (9 volumes), domestic medicine (2 volumes), music (2 volumes). Missing from our collection are the volumes of class 3 (grammar and mixtures of literature), and the volume of Physics of Women. The complete collections (154 volumes) are very rare. The two volumes of atlases containing 28 folding maps are very complete. (Placed in a box on the floor)