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Auktion: Fine Books and Manuscripts
wurde versteigert am: 17. Juni 2011
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Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  8.750 $
Los-Nr. 80, Aufrufe: 30

(Royal Armorial Bindings — Louis XIV) A group of 3 bindings bearing the arms of Louis XIV, his Morganatic wife Madame de Maintenon, and of Louis de France, le Grand Dauphin, his eldest son and heir apparent. Office de Saint Louis. Roi de France—pour le jour, l'octave de sa feste. 4to. Paris:Jacques Villery, 1692. Full red morocco, Louis XIV's arms on both covers with triple fillets, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, Mme de Maintenon's bookplate in the form of a cross infilled with fleurs-de-lys and surmounted by a crown; joints a trifle dry and starting, leather dressing causing boards to darken and gilt on spine to dull, small repair to head of spine. — Olenix du Mont-Sacré. Le Premier livre des bergeries de Juliette. Paris: Gilles Beys, 1582. 8vo Full black morocco, with Mme de Maintenon's arms on both covers, cornerpieces echoing the shape of her cartouche, the spine in 6 compartments richly gilt (3 with russet morocco labels), marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Bookplate of Léeon Dechesne de la Sicotière. — Mercure Galant dedié a Monseigneur le Dauphin. Fevrier 1695. Paris: Michel Brunet, [1695]. Full red morocco with the arms of the Grand Dauphin, Louis de France, on both covers with triple fillets, fleurs-de-lys cornerpieces, the spine in 6 compartments (of which 2 lettered and numbered) and ornamented with rules and fleurs-de-lys, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Sold as a group of bindings, not subject to return.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Fine Books and Manuscripts
Auktionsdatum: 17.06.2011
Adresse: Sotheby's
New York