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LACROIX, Paul (1807-1884). Catalogue des livres et des manuscrits, la pluspart relatifs à l'histoire de France, composant la bibliothèque du Bibliophile Jacob [i.e. Paul Lacroix]. Paris: Techener, 1839, sale 4 February 1840.
8o (220 x 136 mm). Contemporary blue half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Provenance: F. Lachèvre le Vésinet (19th-century bookplate).
Sale catalogue of Lacroix's French History collection, described by the collector and bibliographer himself. "Nearly 3/4 of the volumes listed relate to the History of France. The interesting notes give descriptions of little-known works." (G. Brunet, col. 472). The last 50 lots of the sale include auction catalogues. Without the "Table des Auteurs" published subsequently. Blogie, II col. 49.
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