22 - 23 March 2005
SEPHER, Pierre-Jacques, Abbé (1710-1781) -- Catalogue des livres rares et singuliers de la bibliothèque de M. l'abbé Sepher... Paris: Fournier, 1786.
8o (209 x 135 mm). Modern calf-backed marbled boards, uncut, original wrappers bound in (some light scuffing to spine).
Sale catalogue of the library of Abbé Sepher, whose-collection included bibliography, French history, and theology. The catalogue also serves as a comprehensive description of works on occult science, divination, sorcery and magic. This copy lacks the supplement of an additional 221 items, and pasted to the inside of the front wrapper is errata slip explaining the accidental inclusion of several lots that are not in the sale. Bound in is a 4-page advertisement for Fourier's bookshop. North 324.
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