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LAMY, Pierre-Michel -- Catalogue des livres manuscrits et imprimés, des peintures, dessins et estampes du cabinet de M. L... Paris: A.-A. Renouard, 1807, sale 11 January 1808.
8o (197 x 122 mm). Renouard's device on title. Contemporary calf-backed boards, flat spine gilt in compartments (worn). Provenance: Emery Morin (bookplate).
It took Renouard 74 days to disperse the 6,588 lots in this collection. Lugt, indicates that the above sale contained 5,947 lots of printed books, 65 drawings, 573 prints and manuscripts, and 3 paintings. According to G. Brunet, as many as one fourth of the books in this sale came from De Thou's library. Blogie II, col. 26 (lacking the "Table"); Lugt, no.7327; North 468; Peignot, p.107; Renouard, Bibl. d'un Amat., IV, p. 265;
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