LOT 481
SOLD €220,00

Two library auction catalogues: (1) Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu messire

Germain-Louis Chauvelin, ministre d'état, commandeur des ordres du Roi, et ancien garde des sceaux de France; dont la vente commencera Jeudi, 1er Jullet 1762 (...). Paris, Lottin Aîné/Musier fils, 1762, XII, 128,96,100,(3),280-320 p., modern mor., ribbed spine w. mor. letterpiece.

Fine and very rare auction catalogue of the library of Germain-Louis de Chauvelin (1685-1762), marquis de Grosbois, a French politician, serving as garde des sceaux and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs under Louis XV. With owner's entry "David Murray Glasgow" in pen on the title p. David Murray (1842-1928), Glaswegian lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer. Bound with: (2) Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de M**** (probably Dudoyer de Gastels). Paris, Merigot Fils, 1763, (4),VIII,291,(5) p.

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