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DESESSARTS [or Des Essarts], Alexis Poncet, Abbé (1687-1774) -- Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu Monsieur l'abbé Desessarts Paris: Pillot, 1775.

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DESESSARTS [or Des Essarts], Alexis Poncet, Abbé (1687-1774) -- Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu Monsieur l'abbé Desessarts Paris: Pillot, 1775.

2 volumes in one, 8o (190 x 123 mm). Contemporary green vellum, spine with red morocco lettering piece. (joints cracked, but firm, covers bowing). Provenance: A. de. St. Ferriol (bookplate); A.L. McLaughlin (bookplate).

PRICED in contemporary hand. The collection of 3,573 numbered lots has significant holdings in theology and Hebraica. Desessarts was a devout Jansenist. North 241; Pollard & Ehrman 293.

[Bound with]:

MARIETTE, Pierre-Jean (1694-1774) -- Catalogue des livres de M. Mariette, contrôleur général de la grande chancellerie de France, honoraire amateur de l'Académie royale de peinture, & sculpture, & de l'Académie de Florence. Paris: Pissot, 1775. PRICED in a contemporary hand. North 240.
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