London, South Kensington
9 June 2015
HANGARD, Dincourt d' – Catalogue des livres choisis et bien conditionnés du Cabinet de M*** [Dincourt d’Hangard]. Paris: Née de la Rochelle & Belin Junior, 1789. 8° (205 x 135mm). Printed on blue paper, supplement inserted between pp. 270 and 271, supplement printed on white paper (apart from 1st and last leaf), author’s name supplied on title with a red stamp. Contemporary half calf (rebacked with old spine relaid, some rubbing, few stains).
PRICED in a contemporary hand, contains the SCARCE SUPPLEMENT for the 23 April sale but not the price list. D'Hangard's collection included manuscripts, prints, fine bindings, and books printed on vellum, and the sale consisted of over 2,500 lots. Blogie II, col. 17; North 501. With 3 other 18th-century sale catalogues of the libraries of Randon de Boisset, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau, and Jean Joseph Rive, all priced.
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