22 - 23 March 2005
YEMENIZ, Nicolas (1783-1877) -- Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. N. Yemeniz. Précédé d'une notice par M. Le Roux de Lincy. Paris: Bachelin-Deflorenne for Delbergue-Cormont, 9 May 1867.
2 parts in one, 4o (244 x 160 mm). Contemporary sprinkled glazed cloth (skilfully rebacked, preserving original backstrip). Provenance: Ambroise Firmin Didot (booklabel and his notes and prices of those items acquired by him in ink, many prices supplied by him in pencil).
AMBROISE FIRMIN DIDOT'S COPY of one of the most important nineteenth-century French book auction catalogues. It realized 725,000 frs, the highest result of a French book sale prior to the Firmin Didot sale.
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