Paris: Chez Jacques Barois ... et Pierre-Guillaume, 1745. Hardcover. 3/4 bluish cloth with plain board covers. Title-page with no frontis, xx, 258, 14 (2) pp. a few vignettes or printers devices, no illustrations. Small 4to. VG overall with a small contained tear of the half-title towards the base. Text block clean and clear with a broken front hinge. Item #173728
Text is entirely in French. A scarce catalogue, last seen at auction in 2010 with stated bibliography references of Sinkankas 2363. Murray, Museums II, p. 254. Cicognara 4407. P. Mauries Cabinets of curiosities, Thames and Hudson, 2002, pp. 190-191. B. M .Stafford & F. Terpak, Devices of wonder, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, 2001, p. 169. A. McClellan Watteau' This is the sale of paintings, bronzes, porcelains, jewels, shells, drawings, prints, etc. LACKS a frontispiece engraved by Charles-Nicolas Cochin.
Price: $1,500.00 save 10% $1,350.00