POMPADOUR, Jeanne Antoinette, Marquise de (1721-64) – Catalogue des livres de la bibliothéque de feue Madame la Marquise de Pompadour. Paris: Jean-Thomas Herissant & Son, 1765. 8° (195 x 122mm.) Half-title, woodcut vignette on title. (Last 2 leaves of catalogue and index lightly waterstained, light spotting.) Contemporary calf with unidentified arms surrounded by baronial coronet on sides, flat spine lavishly decorated in gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Mdme Arconville (bookplate) – scored inscription on title.
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POMPADOUR, Jeanne Antoinette, Marquise de (1721-64) – Catalogue des livres de la bibliothéque de feue Madame la Marquise de Pompadour. Paris: Jean-Thomas Herissant & Son, 1765. 8° (195 x 122mm.) Half-title, woodcut vignette on title. (Last 2 leaves of catalogue and index lightly waterstained, light spotting.) Contemporary calf with unidentified arms surrounded by baronial coronet on sides, flat spine lavishly decorated in gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Mdme Arconville (bookplate) – scored inscription on title.

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POMPADOUR, Jeanne Antoinette, Marquise de (1721-64) – Catalogue des livres de la bibliothéque de feue Madame la Marquise de Pompadour. Paris: Jean-Thomas Herissant & Son, 1765. 8° (195 x 122mm.) Half-title, woodcut vignette on title. (Last 2 leaves of catalogue and index lightly waterstained, light spotting.) Contemporary calf with unidentified arms surrounded by baronial coronet on sides, flat spine lavishly decorated in gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Mdme Arconville (bookplate) – scored inscription on title.

Occasional manuscript marks in the margins. 3796 lots including a strong section of dramatic literature ‘one of the most complete extant, to the time when it was published’ (Horne, p. 723). Blogie II, col. 10; North 180; Pollard & Ehrman 289; Taylor, p. 256.
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The arms on the binding are those of Guillaume Gabriel Pavée de Vendeuvre (1779-1870).

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