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SAINTE-BEUVE, Charles-Augustin (1804-1869) -- Catalogue des livres rares et curieux composant la bibliothèque de M. Sainte-Beuve. Paris: Adolphe Lainé for L. Potier, 21 March 1870.
2 volumes bound in one, 8o (222 x 125 mm). Contemporary crimson half morocco, t.e.g., by A. Bertrand.
PARTLY PRICED in pencil. Sale catalogue of the library of the great French homme de lettres, with a long bio-bibliographical essay by Edouard Scherer. The collection included early and 16th-century editions of French poetry, and first editions of the works of his contemporaries, many annotated by him. Blogie II, col. 119.
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