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Auction archive: Lot number 224

DUC D'ORLEANS Description des Principales Pierres Gravées du Cabinet de ... le Duc d'Orlèans

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 224

DUC D'ORLEANS Description des Principales Pierres Gravées du Cabinet de ... le Duc d'Orlèans

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

DUC D'ORLEANS Description des Principales Pierres Gravées du Cabinet de ... le Duc d'Orlèans . Paris: chez L'Abbe de la Chau, chez L'Abbe le Blond, et chez Pissot, 1780-1784. First edition, a large paper copy. Two volumes. Later morocco backed boards, the spines gilt lettered. 13 1/2 x 8 inches (34.5 x 21 cm); Half-title in volume II, frontispiece, 179 engraved plates of cameos & intaglios, numerous engraved head and tail-pieces, without the seven additional plates of medals. Bindings rubbed along extremities, some creased leaves with short tears in volume II, some intermittent foxing, one bird plate with a matching pencil drawing below the image, a few plates toned or repaired on the verso at an early date, bookplates. Fine engravings of the gem collection inherited by Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orlèans, which was sold Catherine II of Russia in 1787 and now resides in the Hermitage. C

Auction archive: Lot number 224
Auction:
Datum:
13 Apr 2016
Auction house:
Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
East 87th Street 75
New York, NY 10128
United States
info@doyle.com
+1 (0)212 4272730
Beschreibung:

DUC D'ORLEANS Description des Principales Pierres Gravées du Cabinet de ... le Duc d'Orlèans . Paris: chez L'Abbe de la Chau, chez L'Abbe le Blond, et chez Pissot, 1780-1784. First edition, a large paper copy. Two volumes. Later morocco backed boards, the spines gilt lettered. 13 1/2 x 8 inches (34.5 x 21 cm); Half-title in volume II, frontispiece, 179 engraved plates of cameos & intaglios, numerous engraved head and tail-pieces, without the seven additional plates of medals. Bindings rubbed along extremities, some creased leaves with short tears in volume II, some intermittent foxing, one bird plate with a matching pencil drawing below the image, a few plates toned or repaired on the verso at an early date, bookplates. Fine engravings of the gem collection inherited by Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orlèans, which was sold Catherine II of Russia in 1787 and now resides in the Hermitage. C

Auction archive: Lot number 224
Auction:
Datum:
13 Apr 2016
Auction house:
Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
East 87th Street 75
New York, NY 10128
United States
info@doyle.com
+1 (0)212 4272730
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