An Elegant Event for an Outstanding Book Collection

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Le Musée de la chasse et de la nature, Paris, opened its doors to Sotheby’s and its guests earlier this week to view a selection of books from the upcoming Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne sale. This outstanding collection is the largest ensemble to appear on the market for the last thirty years and offers a magnificent overview of the development of hunting practices in every form over five centuries. Click ahead to see images from the event and to learn more about the collection.

Bibliothèque Cynégétique du Verne
5 October | Paris

An Elegant Event for an Outstanding Book Collection

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