22 - 23 March 2005
PAIGNON DIJONVAL (1708-1792) and Charles-Gilbert-Terray MOREL DE VINDÉ (1759-1842) -- Catalogue des livres, rares et précieux, des manuscrits, etc. de la bibliothèque rassemblée par feu M. Paignon Dijonval, et continuée par M. le Vicomte de Morel-Vindé ... Paris: Debure frères, 1822, sale 17 March 1823.
8o (203 x 127 mm). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards (slightly worn, chipped, with some loss at head of spine).
PRICED in a contemporary hand with the names of several buyers. Paignon-Dijonval's extensive library, which included prints, maps, and significant works on history, was inherited by his grandson, Morel-Vindé, who continued to add to the collection. The most expensive item of this sale was lot 71, a 15th-century manuscript Breviary with 41 miniatures, some in grisaille (1,600 frs, to Crozet), which had been purchased at the La Vallière sale. Blogie II, col. 36; North 585.
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