22 - 23 March 2005
PETAU, Paul (1568-1613) and Paul Alexandre PETAU (d.1672); François MANSART (1598-1666); Justus LIPSIUS (1547-1606) -- Bibliothecae Petaviana et Mansartiana...aux quelles on a ajouté le Cabinet considerable des Manuscrits du fameux Justus Lipsius. The Hague: Abraham de Hondt, 23 February 1722.
Small 8o (161 x 95 mm). Modern marbled boards.
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Sale catalogue of the library of Paul Petau and his son Paul-Alexandre, which contained several Grolier bindings, along with books and manuscripts from the library of the French architect François Mansart. The collection of manuscripts belonging to the Belgian scholar Justus Lipsius are also included, although they are catalogued separately.
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