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Falconet, Camille. CATALOGUE DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DE FEU M. FALCONET, MEDECIN CONSULTANT DU ROI…. Paris: Barrios, 1763. 2v., 8vo. xliv, 543, [1]; 829, [1] pp., including Table of Authors. Period calf over paper boards, chip to base of second volume (and some other small chips/scuffs) and some pin-hole worming. First two leaves of each volume with lower margins cropped and with very small date stamp near gutter, one signature detached, some occasional worming near gutter (sometimes shaving a few letters), a few small corner-chips and minor stains though generally quite clean and Very Good. ******************** A RARE CATALOGUE, WITH MANY ENTRIES PRICED IN A PERIOD HAND. Of Falconet's 19,789 books, about 11,000 were accepted for the Bibliotheque du Roi at his request; as noted in the introduction to the catalogue, these books are included in brackets and are not priced. Falconet's collection included many works on medicine and natural history, and included manuscripts, maps, and prints.

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[Bibliophilia] Catalogue of Falconet, 1763

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Aug 17
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Macon, GA, USA
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