• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 339

    ROUSSEAU, J.J. Oeuvres. Paris: Lefèvre, 1819-1820. 22 volumes in 21, 8° (213 x 130mm). Engraved frontispieces. (Very light occasional spotting and creasing.) Contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, gilt spines with red morocco labels (extremities lightly rubbed). AN EXTREMELY HANDSOME SET.

    Price Realised  

    ROUSSEAU, J.J. Oeuvres. Paris: Lefèvre, 1819-1820. 22 volumes in 21, 8° (213 x 130mm). Engraved frontispieces. (Very light occasional spotting and creasing.) Contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, gilt spines with red morocco labels (extremities lightly rubbed). AN EXTREMELY HANDSOME SET.

    CHATEAUBRIAND, Francois René, Vicomte de. Oeuvres complètes. Paris: Lefèvre, 1830-1836. 24 volumes, 8° (223 x 140mm). Half-titles. Engraved portrait frontispiece. (Variable spotting, sometimes heavy.) Contemporary quarter green calf (extremities lightly rubbed, spines lightly faded). Provenance: Domingo Sanchez (booklabel). Sold as bindings, not subject to return. (45)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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