11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00 AMCalender

Book Auction Catalog. Soubise, Prince of, Charles de Rohan (1715-1787)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM


Book Auction Catalog. Soubise, Prince of, Charles de Rohan (1715-1787) Catalogue des Livres, Imprimes et Manuscrits, de la Bibliotheque de Feu Monseigneur le Prince de Soubise, Marechal de France, dont la vente sera indiquee par affiches au moise de Janvier 1789. Paris: Leclerc, 1788. Octavo, with table of contents and index, full contemporary parchment with yapp edges, marbled endleaves, prices realized, notes of multiple copies, grouped lots, and other annotations appear in a contemporary hand in ink throughout the text, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
Soubise's exhaustive collection of more than 8,300 volumes in all categories contained works in every subject, and large portions of the libraries of Jean Grolier and Jacques Auguste de Thou.
Estimate $300-500


Soubise, de Soubise, France, Paris, Jacques Auguste de Thou, Jean Grolier