22 - 23 March 2005
TURGOT DE SAINT-CLAIR, Dominique-Barnabas, Évêque de Séez (1667-1727) -- Bibliotheca Turgotiana: seu Catalogus librorum bibliothecae Paris: Gabriel Martin, 17 March 1730.
12o (155 x 92 mm). Woodcut arms of Turgot de Saint-Clair on title page. Contemporary marbled calf with triple gilt fillet around sides, spine gilt with red morocco lettering piece (discreet repair to upper joint). Provenance: Alexandre Michel de Pomereu (bookplate).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. An early Gabriel Martin auction catalogue. Turgot de Saint-Clair became Bishop of Séez in 1710. His sale catalogue of 3,904 lots includes the library of his predecessor as Bishop of Séez (Normandy) Louis d'Aquin (1698-1710). North 32.
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