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Auction: The Library of a Spanish Bibliophile
was auctioned on: 20 March 2013
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KORAN -- L'Alcoran de Mahomet, translaté d'arabe en françois...

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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$603 - US$904
Price realised:  £938
ca. US$1,414
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KORAN -- L'Alcoran de Mahomet, translaté d'arabe en françois par le Sieur du Ryer. Suivant la copie imprimée à Paris, chez Antoine de Sommaville. [Amsterdam: Louis Elzevir], 1649. 12° (128 x 72mm). Title in red and black with sphere device. Green morocco gilt by L. Claessens, later gilt ex libris on sides. Provenance : L. Giraud-Baudin, 1927.
KORAN -- L'Alcoran de Mahomet, translaté d'arabe en françois par le Sieur du Ryer. Suivant la copie imprimée à Paris, chez Antoine de Sommaville. [Amsterdam: Louis Elzevir], 1649. 12° (128 x 72mm). Title in red and black with sphere device. Green morocco gilt by L. Claessens, later gilt ex libris on sides. Provenance : L. Giraud-Baudin, 1927. First issue by the Elzevir press, with the dedication to Seguier, Chancellor of France. Brunet III, 1309; Willems 1087.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Library of a Spanish Bibliophile
Date of the auction: 20 Mar 2013
Address: Christie's
20 March 2013, London, South Kensington