• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 177

    BINDING -- TERTULLIEN. De la Chair de Jésus-Christ, et de la Résurrection de la chair, trans. by Louys Giry. Paris: Pierre Le Petit, 1661. 12° (144 x 81mm). Contemporary French red morocco gilt, fillet border with arms of President Pierre Seguier [Olivier, 271, different fer] on sides, gilt spine and edges (barely rubbed at extremities, faint stain). Provenance: PRESIDENT PIERRE SEGUIER (1588-1672) -- Thore Virgin (Bib. Quarnforsiana, 1947, no. 238) -- [Rolf Wistrand].

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    BINDING -- TERTULLIEN. De la Chair de Jésus-Christ, et de la Résurrection de la chair, trans. by Louys Giry. Paris: Pierre Le Petit, 1661. 12° (144 x 81mm). Contemporary French red morocco gilt, fillet border with arms of President Pierre Seguier [Olivier, 271, different fer] on sides, gilt spine and edges (barely rubbed at extremities, faint stain). Provenance: PRESIDENT PIERRE SEGUIER (1588-1672) -- Thore Virgin (Bib. Quarnforsiana, 1947, no. 238) -- [Rolf Wistrand].

    BINDING -- Breviarium Romanum. Paris: Gauthier and Vesontione, 1829. 4 vols., 8° (170 x 100mm). (Very light spotting.) Contemporary green morocco, elaborated blindstamped oval panel on sides with gilt supralibros of Pope Pius VIII, gilt flat spine and edges (some light rubbing and wear at extremities, spines lightly sunned). Provenance: Francesco Saverio Castiglioni POPE PIUS VIII (1829-1830) -- Thore Virgin (inscription) -- [Rolf Wistrand]. (5)


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