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      Sale 2451 | Lot 16
      Price Realized: $1,375With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2451 Lot 16

        (ARCHITECTURE.) Granet, Jean-Joseph. Histoire de l'Hôtel Royal des Invalides, ou l'on Verra les Secours que nos Rois ont Procures dans tous les tems aux Officiers & Soldats hors d'etat de Servir. Title printed in red and black. Engraved half-title, 16 vignettes, and 103 plates of plans, elevations, and interior artwork, including frontispiece and numerous double-page plates, engraved by Cochin, Lucas, Aveline, and A. Herisset and others. Folio, late 18th century speckled and plain calf with central gilt bordered panel containing floral gilt monogram, spine in 7 compartments with floral and diamond device in 6, lettering in 1; scattered rubbing with chip at spine head; all edges trimmed and decoratively speckled, plates with occasional browning and some archival repairs to short clean tears throughout (see condition report), printed descriptions of related titles clipped and mounted to front endpaper verso, with penciled notes. Berlin 2504 ; Cohen de Ricci 450-451. Paris: Guillaume Desprez, 1736

        Estimate $800 - 1,200

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,375