May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 189

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Bookbinding, Gilt Armorial, 1770s.
Louis Claude de Saint-Martin's (1743-1803) Des Erreurs et de la Verité.

Edimbourg [i.e. Lyon?]: [no printer], 1775.

First edition, large octavo, bound in contemporary ornately tooled rococo-style gilt compartments on both boards and spine, red morocco emblazoned with the arms of the Andrade family, according to a description from the 1970s; in a very good state of preservation, all edges gilt, sold at Parke Bernet in 1977 as lot 109 in sale 4040, the library of Margaret Ralston Gest, with the original saleroom bookmark, 7 1/2 x 5 in.