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DU ROURE, Auguste-François-Louis-Scipion De Grimoard De Beauvoir, Marquis (1783-1858) -- Catalogue des livres rares et précieux composant la bibliothèque de M.L.M.D.R. Paris: P. Jannet, 3 November 1848.
8o (213 x 128 mm). Contemporary red quarter morocco, marbled paper sides (spine faded).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Sale catalogue of the library of Marquis du Roure, of a fourteenth century Languedoc family, a minor military official, he enjoyed a literary career. A member of the Société des bibliophiles français, he commissioned bindings by Simier, Thouvenin, Bauzonnet, Niedrée, Koehler, etc. Blogie II, col. 64; Escoffier, no. 243.
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