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CROZAT, Joseph-Antoine, Marquis de Tugny (1696-1751) -- Jan BOUDOT II (1706-1745). Catalogue des livres de Monsieur le Président Crozat de Tugny, dont la vente qui se fera au commencement du mois d'août 1751...sera indiquée par affiches. Paris: Thiboust, 1751.
8o (193 x 125 mm). Contemporary French calf gilt, sides with gilt arms [Olivier pl. 2147]. Provenence: Louis-Hyacinthe Boyer de Crémilles (1700-1768), a high military officer who served as minister of war (his gilt arms on binding).
Crozat de Tugny was a lawyer and President of a chamber of the Paris parliament. He devoted himself to art collecting, and his library was especially rich in Italian books and works on art. According to Blogie, the catalogue was compiled by Jan Boudot II, who also catalogued Boze's 1745 catalogue. PRICED throughout in a contemporary hand. Grolier 91.
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