22 - 23 March 2005
DAMOIS -- Catalogue de livres bien conditionnés, provenant de la bibliothèque de M. D'. Paris: Gabit & Silvestre, 10 February 1829.
8o (214 x 133 mm). Original wrappers, uncut.
PRICED in a contemporary hand. The most important item in this collection of 2,074 lots was lot 2065, the autograph manuscript of Diderot's "La Promenade du Sceptique ou les Allées," 1747, described here as unpublished, but listed in the Pleiade edition (p. 1437), but not printed there among Diderot's works. Not in Blogie or North.
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