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DEBURE, Jean-Jacques -- Catalogue des livres rares et précieux, manuscrits et imprimés, de la bibliothèque de feu M. J.J. De Bure. Paris: L. Potier, 1 December 1853.
8o (220 x 140 mm). Original green printed wrappers, uncut (worn and defective).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Copy on strong paper of the sale catalogue of the magnificent private library of Jean-Jacques Debure who, with his younger brother, Marie-Jacques, had inherited the business, and the private collection, of their father, Guillaume, the most eminent French auctioneer and bookseller of the eighteenth century. Laid in is "Extrait du Journal des Débats du 25 Octobre 1853" by Baron Silvestre de Sacy, 11 pages, on the sale and the collector. Blogie II, col. 76.
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