London, South Kensington
19 June 1998
[GARSAULT, Francois Alexandre Pierre de. Art du Paumier - Raquetier, et de la Paume, Paris: 1767], 2°, 10 leaves including one contents leaf and 9 engraved plates by Benard after Lucotte (lacking title, forward and text), modern morocco-backed boards. [Brunet II, 700] Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return.
These plates, depicting real tennis, are extracted from Denis Diderot & Jean le Rond d'Alembert's Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des metiers.
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