• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 338

    D'ALBERT, Charles-Philippe, Duc de Luynes. Mémoires ... sur la cour de Louis XV. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1860-1865. 17 volumes, 8° (230 x 140mm). Half-titles. 20th-century quarter red morocco over marbled paper covered boards, original printed turquoise wrapper bound in (these latter sometimes very lightly soiled).

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    D'ALBERT, Charles-Philippe, Duc de Luynes. Mémoires ... sur la cour de Louis XV. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1860-1865. 17 volumes, 8° (230 x 140mm). Half-titles. 20th-century quarter red morocco over marbled paper covered boards, original printed turquoise wrapper bound in (these latter sometimes very lightly soiled).

    DE ROUVROY, Louis, Duc de Saint-Simon. The Memoirs ... on the Reign of Louis XIV and the Regency ... second edition. London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1888. 3 volumes, 8° (218 x 142mm). Half-titles. (Occasional light spotting and browning.) Contemporary green half calf, gilt spines (extremities rubbed and lightly soiled, heavier wear to joints and corners). Sold as bindings, not subject to return. (20)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)