22 - 23 March 2005
BEARZI, Giovanni Battista -- Edwin TROSS. Catalogue des livres rares et précieux composant la bibliothèque. Paris: Edwin Tross, 31 May 1855.
Two parts in one, 8o (232 x 148 mm). Contemporary half green crushed levant morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g., others uncut by Romain Raparlier (light rubbing to edges).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Tross' impressive catalogue of the Bearzi library, includes 1,032 more lots than Bader's catalogue (see lot 755). It realized approximately 85,000 frs., four time the amount he had paid the Viennese auctioneer Bader for the entire collection. Blogie II, col. 80.
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