From Rome to Revolution: Paris Books Highlights

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The Books and Manuscripts sale in Paris on 30 October includes 15th and 16th-century French and Italian books, scientific rarities and 18th-century neo-classical French and English bindings in perfect condition. Other highlights include books by Picasso and Miró, unpublished manuscripts by Sade, as well as rare books by Marcel Broodthaers. The sale is led by three masterpieces - a unique monumental poster of the Déclaration des droits de l’homme printed in 1793, an exceptional copy of Piranesi’s Vedute di Roma, bound before 1780, and Louis Brun’s extraordinary editor copy of Du côté de chez Swann, inscribed to him by Proust. Click ahead to see a selection of highlights.

Livres et Manuscrits
30 October 2017 | Paris

From Rome to Revolution: Paris Books Highlights

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