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Sale 289 Lot 459
Sold for US$450

Limited edition books: Voltaire set THE WORKS OF VOLTAIRE: A CONTEMPORARY VERSION. Edition de la Pacification, numbered 576/1000 for America and Great Britain. New York: E. R. Dumont, 1901. Gilt calf spine and corners over marble boards and gilt top edge. Volume 1 containing engraved bookplate of Virginie Migeon Swift (1860-1933) created by Ralph M. Pearson (1883-1958). (43vols)

Provenance: Virginie Migeon Swift, bookplate
Millicent Rogers, New York and Taos
Thence by descent

Literature: Peason, Ralph M. A PORTFOLIO OF ORIGINAL ETCHED BOOKPLATES. Kansas City: American Bookplate Society, 1921. Virginie Migeon Swift illustrated.
Estimate $ 200-400

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