FRENCH AUCTION CATALOGUES – PAIGNON DIJONVAL (1708-1792) and Charles-Gilbert-Terray MOREL DE VINDÉ (1759-1842). Catalogue des livres, rares et précieux, des manuscrits, etc. de la bibliothèque rassemblée par feu M. Paignon Dijonval, et continuée par M. le Vicomte de Morel-Vindé ... Paris: Debure frères, 1822, sale 17 March 1823. 8° (213 x 135 mm). Half-title. With the 4pp. 'Ordre de vacations' at end crossed through with contemporary ink manuscript. (Occasional spotting.) Later marbled boards (extremities fractionally rubbed). Provenance: PRICED in a contemporary hand with buyers' names – PIERRE LOUŸS (ownership inscription in red ink on half title). Paignon-Dijonval's extensive library, which included prints, maps, and significant works on history, was inherited by his grandson, Morel-Vindé, who continued to add to the collection. The most expensive item of this sale was lot 71, a 15th-century manuscript breviary with 41 miniatures, some in grisaille (1,600 frs, to Crozet), which had been purchased at the La Vallière sale. Blogie II, col. 36; North 585 – GRANDJEAN D'ALTEVILLE, Baron O. Catalogue des livres estampes et autographes. Paris: Auguste Aubry, 1862. 8° (235 x 150 mm). Half-title. Slightly later half green morocco, original wrappers bound in (staining to upper cover) – DOUBLE, Joseph-Louis- Léopold. Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. Léopold Double. Paris: J. Techener, 24 March 1863. 8° (240 x 155mm). Half-title. Title printed in red and black, with the 16pp. of indices and prices realized at end. Later three-quarter brown morocco (extremities faintly rubbed). The 397 lots realised the extraordinary sum of 272,000 Frs. Suppl. Blogie II, col. 100. Sold with one other volume comprising 4 catalogues in one volume, including: GELIS-DIDOT, P. Catalogue de manuscrits et miniatures du XIe au XVIIe siècle ouvrages d'ornementation des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles estampes. Paris: T. Belin, 1897; SALVAING DE BOISSEAU, D de. Catalogue d'une importante et nombreuse bibliothèque ... Ancienne bibliothèque. Grenoble: Falaque & Perrin, 1897; CLAYE, Baron A. de. Catalogue de beaux livres... Paris: H. Leclerc, 1904; LANTELME, A. Catalogue de bibliothèque de feu ... Paris: D. Morgand, 1904.