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Renneville, René Auguston Constantin de (1650-1723) L'Inquisition Françoise ou L'Histoire de la Bastille.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Renneville, René Auguston Constantin de (1650-1723) L'Inquisition Françoise ou L'Histoire de la Bastille. Amsterdam: Etienne Roger, 1719.
Second edition, five octavo volumes, illustrated with portrait frontis in volume one, another frontispiece in volume five (the Supplement), and numerous full page engravings throughout; title pages printed in red and black; bound in uniform contemporary speckled leather, gilt-tooled spines, red labels, ex libris Sigmund von Erlach, with his bookplate in each volume, crest hand-colored in volume one, some slight wear to bindings, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (5)
The author himself was imprisoned in the Bastille for fourteen years.
Estimate $700-900


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Renneville, L'Histoire, Amsterdam, Etienne Roger, Sigmund von Erlach

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