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ENNERY, Michelet d' (1709-1786) -- Catalogue des livres du cabinet de feu M. D'Ennery. Paris: Guillaume Debure l'aîné, 18 December 1786.
8o (198 x 120 mm). "Notice Sommaire du Médaillier de feu Monsieur D'Ennery" inserted at front, folded folio sheet. Modern blue marbled wrappers.
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Ennery had brought together a vast collection of 22,000 coins and medals from antiquity to recent times. The folding frontispiece gives a list of their contents. This collection was sold to collectors in France, England and the Netherlands by private treatise. His reference library on the subject was sold at auction in this sale. Blogie II, col. 16; North 328.
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