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Auction: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 29 May 2014
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BINDING -- Office de la Semaine Sainte en latin & en françoi...

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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,368 - US$5,052
Price realised:  £688
ca. US$1,158
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BINDING -- Office de la Semaine Sainte en latin & en françois, à l'usage de Rome & de Paris . Paris: widow Mazières and Garnier, 1745. 8° (195 x 125mm). 3 engraved plates by J.B. Scotin, single rule page-border. (Title lightly soiled, occasional faint spotting, heavier in preface, short marginal tear in 2K2 just into text, without loss.) Contemporary red morocco, covers richly gilt in pointillé style, BOUND FOR LOUIS DAUPHIN OF FRANCE AND HIS WIFE , with their arms at centre [Olivier 2525], gilt spine, lettered in one compartment, gilt and marbled edges, brocade-paper pastedowns (extremities faintly rubbed, very minor expert repairs to arms on upper cover, head of spine and corners). Provenance: Louis Dauphin of France (1729-1765) and his wife Marie-Thérèse-Antoinette-Raphaële, infanta of Spain (1726-1746, married in 1745, died in childbirth 23 July 1746) -- Jean Emile Dubois de Richmont (ink inscription on title verso) -- Hans Fürstenburg (booklabel, sold in 1974 to:) -- Dr Otto Schäfer (sale Sotheby's, 8 December 1995, lot 459).
BINDING -- Office de la Semaine Sainte en latin & en françois, à l'usage de Rome & de Paris . Paris: widow Mazières and Garnier, 1745. 8° (195 x 125mm). 3 engraved plates by J.B. Scotin, single rule page-border. (Title lightly soiled, occasional faint spotting, heavier in preface, short marginal tear in 2K2 just into text, without loss.) Contemporary red morocco, covers richly gilt in pointillé style, BOUND FOR LOUIS DAUPHIN OF FRANCE AND HIS WIFE , with their arms at centre [Olivier 2525], gilt spine, lettered in one compartment, gilt and marbled edges, brocade-paper pastedowns (extremities faintly rubbed, very minor expert repairs to arms on upper cover, head of spine and corners). Provenance: Louis Dauphin of France (1729-1765) and his wife Marie-Thérèse-Antoinette-Raphaële, infanta of Spain (1726-1746, married in 1745, died in childbirth 23 July 1746) -- Jean Emile Dubois de Richmont (ink inscription on title verso) -- Hans Fürstenburg (booklabel, sold in 1974 to:) -- Dr Otto Schäfer (sale Sotheby's, 8 December 1995, lot 459).

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 29 May 2014
Address: Christie's
29 May 2014, London, South Kensington