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Author Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757.
Title Œeuvres de Monsieur de Fontenelle des Académies, Françoise, des Sciences, des Belle-Lettres, de Londres, de Nancy, de Berlin & de Rome.
Publication Info. A Paris : Chez Saillant; Desaint; Regnard; Des Ventes de la Doué, M. DCC. LXVII-M. [1761-1767]
Location Call No. Status
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 1    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 2    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 3    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 4    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 5    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 6    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 7    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 8    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 9    IN LIBRARY
 Closed Stack Rare Books  Fr. 840.8 F CS Rare Books  v. 10    IN LIBRARY

Edition Nouvelle édition.
Description 11 v. : ill. ; 17 cm. (12⁰)
Note Half-titles.
Woodcut vignettes on t.p.; engraving in v. 1 signed: B. Pilart, inv.; C. Dustos sculp., binder's instruction on upper right of the leaf.
Head- and tail-pieces; type ornaments.
Imprint varies: v. 7-8: Chez Saillant, Desaint, Regnard, Des Ventes de la Doué, 1767; v. 9: Chez la V. Brunet, 1761; v. 11: Chez Regnard, 1766.
Summary Vol. 9 includes tributes to M. de Fontenelle (p. i-xxxvi); v. 11 includes Pièces relatives à Monsieur de Fontenelle (p. i-lxxii).
Note Red and black t.p. in v. 9-11. ZNS
Imprint varies: v. 9-10: Chez Desaint & Saillant; v. 11: Chez Saillant, Desaint. ZNS
Indexed In: BN 32116340
Note Library set is listed in 1792 catalogue, p. 116, 12⁰; in 1793 catalogue, p. 65, No. 4053 as 10 vols. (error); in the First ledger as Oeuvres de Fontenelle. Library's 1789 bookplate in all volumes, with MS numerals 4053-4063, respectively. The Notice by Trustees on back paste-downs, excluding v. 3 and 5. Autograph in black ink at head of title, v. 1, 3-11, on half-title, v. 2: Mary Walton. Another signature on front binder's blank recto in most volumes is deliberately crossed out. In v. 1 penciled on front binder's blank recto: 1807 / March 16, 1822. ZNS
Binding: contemporary calf; raised bands; gold-tooled single flower on spine panels; gold-tooled spine; fillets on edges; double lettering-piece (red and black); all edges stained red; trimmed to 16 cm.; v. 3 and 5 lacking back boards; v. 1-2 rebacked with tape. ZNS
Subject Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757.
Genre or Form Binders' instructions (Binding) -- France -- 18th century.
Lettering-pieces (Binding) -- France -- 18th century. ZNS
Type ornaments (Printing) -- France -- 18th century.
Tail-pieces (Printing) -- France -- 18th century.
Woodcuts -- France -- 18th century.
Engravings -- France -- 18th century.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- France -- 18th century. ZNS
Plays -- France -- Paris -- 1761-1767.
Poems -- France -- Paris -- 1761-1767.
Essays -- France -- Paris -- 1761-1767.
Bookplates (Provenance) -- United States -- 18th century.
Subject New York Society Library -- Bookplates 1789. No. 2.
Added Author Pilart, B., illustrator.
Dustos, C., engraver.
Saillant, Charles, 1716-1786, bookseller.
Desaint, Jean, d. 1776, bookseller.
Regnard, bookseller.
Ventes de la Doué, bookseller.
Walton, Mary, signer. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1792. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
Maverick, P. R. (Peter Rushton), 1755-1811, engraver. ZNS
New York Society Library. Bookplates. 1789. No. 2. ZNS
New York Society Library. Trustees. Notice. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title Works. 1761
Oeuvres de Monsieur de Fontenelle
Pièces relatives à Monsieur de Fontenelle.