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LES PENSEES by  Blaise PASCAL - Hardcover - Signed - 1971 - from Charles Agvent and Biblio.com

LES PENSEES

by PASCAL, Blaise

Condition: Slight foxing to pastedowns and bulked text edges. Near Fine in lightly worn glassine and just about Fine slipcase


Bloomfield, CT: Limited Editions Club, 1971. Hardcover. Slight foxing to pastedowns and bulked text edges. Near Fine in lightly worn glassine and just about Fine slipcase. Ismar David. Quarto (8-1/2" x 11-1/2") bound in scarlet and cream buckram with embossed lettering on the cover and gilt stamping on the spine; 230 pages. Printed at the Sign of the Stone Book. Translated by Martin Turnell and illustrated with decorative devices and 12 full-page multi-color drawings by Ismar David. Copy #457 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Handsome edition of this classic of religion and philosophy.


  • Bookseller: Charles Agvent US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 017026
  • Title: LES PENSEES
  • Author: PASCAL, Blaise
  • Illustrator: Ismar David
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Slight foxing to pastedowns and bulked text edges. Near Fine in lightly worn glassine and just about Fine slipcase
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Place: Bloomfield, CT
  • Date published: 1971
  • Keywords: Signed; Illustrated Books; Color Plates; Fine Press; LEC; Blaise Pascal
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religion; Philosophy;


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