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Rapin, René
HORTORUM LIBRI IV CUM DISPUTATIONE DE CULTURA HORTENSI. PARIS: TYPOGRAPHIA REGIA, 1665
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LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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Rapin, René
HORTORUM LIBRI IV CUM DISPUTATIONE DE CULTURA HORTENSI. PARIS: TYPOGRAPHIA REGIA, 1665
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Rapin, René
HORTORUM LIBRI IV CUM DISPUTATIONE DE CULTURA HORTENSI. PARIS: TYPOGRAPHIA REGIA, 1665
Large paper copy, 4to (270 x 206mm.), engraved vignette on title-page, additional engraved title-page, engraved initials, head- and tailpieces, CONTEMPORARY PARISIAN RED MOROCCO GILT WITH THE ARMS OF THE DEDICATEE, LAMOIGNON [Olivier 2015], spine gilt in compartments with his monogram and the shelfmark 2 M 128 stamped in gilt at foot of spine, gilt edges, with AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER BY LAMOIGNON loosely inserted (addressed to Monsieur Hermant, Docteur de Sorbone, in Beauvais, dated Paris, and with the seal of Lamoignan), binding slightly rubbed
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Provenance

Guillaume de Lamoignon (1617-1677), arms on binding, printed paper label "Bibliotheca Lamoniana" on inside front cover and crowned L stamp on A2 (his library was later bought by Thomas Payne and auctioned in 1793); William Beckford, sale of the Hamilton Palace Library, Sotheby's, 2 July 1883, lot 1183 (extract from catalogue pasted to flyleaf); Lucius Wilmerding, sale, Parke-Bernet, 6 March 1951, lot 536 (now with letter); another 1950s Parke-Bernet sale, lot 810, extract loosely inserted

Catalogue Note

THE DEDICATION COPY IN A FINE BINDING. FROM THE BECKFORD LIBRARY. The Hamilton Palace catalogue opines that the binding is by Boyet.

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