Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 391

 
Bibliophile Francais - Bibliophile Francais. 1868

391
Bibliophile Francais
Bibliophile Francais. 1868
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 452
Sold:
€ 384 / $ 433

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Le Bibliophile français. Gazette Illustrée des amateurs de livres, d'estampes et de haute curiosité. 7 vols. With numerous engr. plates and illustrations in the text . Paris, Bachelin-Deflorenne 1868-72. Dark green half morocco with gilt lettering and top edge gilt. 4to.

Important bibliographic periodical, to which numerous leading 19th century collectors and bibliographers contributed, among them: G. Brunet, E. Fournier, Champfleury, A.-F. Didot, P. Paris, J. Guigard, L. Laechey and A. Franklin. Several articles deal with the history of bindings, among them the bindings by the famous French bibliophile and binding collector J. Grolier de Servin (some bindings shown). The Armorial du Bibliophile by J. Guigard is published with woodcuts in an advance publication. Other articles cover Ch. Nodier, A.-A. Renouard, A.-A. Barbier, Guilbert de Pixérécourt, J.-B. Rousseau, F. Didot and many more. - Bindings somewhat scuffed in places, inner joints loosened (2 detached). All in all nice and broad-margined print on better paper, untrimmed in side and tail margin. - Ex-libris E. Hansen.

391
Bibliophile Francais
Bibliophile Francais. 1868
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 452
Sold:
€ 384 / $ 433

(incl. 20% surcharge)