Apr 08, 2021 - Sale 2563

Sale 2563 - Lot 25

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 900
Bullart, Isaac (1599-1672)
Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés.

Paris: Chez Louis Bilaine [i.e. Brussels: Foppens], 1682.

Two folio volumes bound as one; half-titles present for both; title pages printed in red and black, each with engraved vignette; illustrated throughout with 279 portraits of important scientists, artists, thinkers, explorers, printers, and others of the period by a variety of artists; bound in contemporary full calf, quite worn, in need of rebacking, 13 x 8 in.

Provenance: from the Stephen White Collection.