22 - 23 March 2005
LA MARCK, Comte de [possibly La Marck, Louis-Pierre-Englebert] (1674-1750) -- Catalogue des livres de feu M. le comte de La Marck. Paris: Damonneville, 19 April 1751.
8o (207 x 132 mm). 19th-century black half morocco and marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut (worn). Provenance: New York Public Library (duplicate, stamp on verso of title).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Sale catalogue including 2,787 lots, of the library of a French nobleman. The collection was particularly strong in history and belles-lettres. This copy lacks the 8-page supplement (present in only one of two copies noted by Blogie), containing a further 109 lots. Blogie II, col.6; North 93.
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