1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 125
GBP 150 - GBP 250
JACQUES DE SOLLEYSEL
Le parfait mareschal, qui enseigne a connoistre la beauté, la bonté, et les defauts des chevaux. Paris: Pierre Aubouyn [and others], 1693. 2 volumes in one, 4°, engraved portrait by and after Hainzelman and frontispiece after Soleysel, title printed in red and black, 2 engraved plates, one double-page, numerous woodcuts of bits, many full-page (double-page plate detached and frayed, torn with slight loss and with crude repair on verso, R3 torn with loss to 4 lines recto and verso, marginal spotting, staining and soiling, quire Aaa almost detached, a few holes affect text slightly), contemporary calf (rather worn).
First published in 1664.
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