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6 June 2006
DU BARTAS, Guillaume de Saluste. Les oeuvres. Paris: Claude Rigaud, 1611-10. 2 parts in one volume, 2° (339 x 217mm), fine engraved title in part one, 7 large engraved illustrations in the text, woodcut headpieces and initials (lacks quire Yy and the last 6 leaves before index, title and final blank leaf a little dustsoiled), contemporary sprinkled calf (a little rubbed). Provenance: Tho. Walker, 1634 (ownership inscription on p.1) -- John Walker (18th-century bookplate).
LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, François, duc de. Memoires ... sur les brigues à la mort de Louys XIII. Cologne: Pierre van Dyck, 1662. 12°, errata leaf at end. Contemporary vellum, title inked on spine. Provenance: Evelyn family (book-label, sold in the Christie's sale of the Evelyn Family Library, 1978). Tchemerzine VII, 42(b). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)
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