Paris: chez Guillaume de Bure fils aîné, 1783.
First edition. Frontispiece portrait, one folding engraved plate, and four facsimile plates. lxiv, 602; 758; 376, 92, x, 90, 42,  pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Original boards, with orange morocco spine labels, lettered in gilt. Beautful, immaculate set of this magnificent auction catalogue of 5668 items. Without the Supplement to volume I and the printed price list which is sometimes present. Graesse II, 71; Taylor, Book Catalogues, p. 248-249; Pollard & Ehrmann 297. Item #252405
The entire collection, bought first by the marquis of Paulmy and next by le comte d’Artois, forms part of the Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal. A second part of the catalogue appeared in 1788, in 6 volumes.
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