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IMBERT, Jean François (fl. 1753) -- Catalogue des livres de feu M. Imbert, ecuyer, et premier apothicaire du corps du Roi. Paris: Davidts, 1762, sale 10 January 1763.
8o (194 x 130 mm). Contemporary calf-backed boards (front cover detached).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. The strength of this Apothecary Royal's library lay in the sections of books on medicine, pathology, anatomy, surgery, pharmacology and chemistry. North 167.
[Bound after:] BELLEVILLE, L.D. -- Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de M. L. D. B. Paris: Méquignon l'aîné & Simoneau, 18 June 1792. 8o. PRICED and with 5 leaf author's index added in contemporary manuscript on light-blue paper. The name of the owner, "Belleville," supplied in contemporary manuscript; it appears to have remained unknown otherwise. A number of books were bound by Derome. Not in Blogie, North.
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