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    Sale 2488 | Lot 123
    Price Realized: $469With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 123

      (MANUSCRIPT.) Théorie Abrégée de l'Art Militaire et de la Castramétation . . . par G. Beauty Officier d'Artillerie. illustrated manuscript in french on paper, written in cursive hand in brownish-black ink, with eleven pen and ink drawings, all but one mounted, including 4 on folding leaves. [102] leaves, with table of contents written on recto of rear free endpaper. 203x127 mm, contemporary mottled sheep gilt, top of spine chipped, cover corners worn through; mostly marginal foxing, soiling, and minor stains, first folding drawing missing outer portion, with cellophane tape repairs causing discoloration on verso. Contemporary hand-drawn armorial bookplate captioned "Arma Beauty" (i. e., the author's?) and later 19th-century stamp of Eugène Baud of Lausanne on front pastedown. Np, 1777

      Estimate $400 - 600


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $469