22 - 23 March 2005
PICHON, Baron Jérôme (1812-1896) -- Catalogue de la bibliothèque de feu M. le Baron Jérôme Pichon. Paris: Techener, 1897-1898.
3 parts in 2 volumes, 4o. Title-pages in red and black. Frontispieces in each volume, plates and reproductions in text. Half crimson morocco, marbled boards, t.e.g., others uncut, original wrappers bound in by Semet & Plumelle (minor rubbing at joints). Provenance: Raphael Esmerian (bookplate).
The posthumous sale of Pichon's second library of illuminated manuscripts, illustrated books and fine bindings. Volume I is prefaced by Vicaire's bibliographical note on Pichon and the bibliography of his writings. Blogie II, cols. 224 & 227.
[With:] With two copies [one with printed price list and index] of Pichon's 1869 sale catalogue: Catalogue des livres rares et précieux, manuscrits et imprimés de la bibliothèque de M. le Baron J.P***. Paris: L. Potier, 19 April 1869. 8o. 20th-century red half morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, original wrappers bound in. Provenance: Raphael Esmerian (bookplate). Blogie II, col. 117. -- Second copy with printed price list and index. Later blue cloth, morocco lettering piece. Provenance: Paul Muret (bookplate). (4)
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