A collection of 24 catalogues, ca. 1769-99. FRENCH BOOKSELLERS’ CATALOGUES.

A collection of 24 catalogues, ca. 1769-99.

All are in 8vo or folded 4to format & in original uncut state, many stitched as issued. The number at the end of each item refers to entries in the essential BnF publication Catalogues de libraires 1473-1810 (ed. by Lesage, Netchine, & Sarrazin), published in 2006.

Many of the booksellers here were the most important figures of their field during the late 18th century:

1. Catalogue des livres et pièces de theatre, brochés, au rabais…chez [Jean Nicolas] Barba. [Paris, ca. 1797-98], 2 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

2. Catalogue des livres imprimés…chez [Joseph Gérard] Barbou. Paris, 1773. A few annotations in a contemporary hand, 36 pp. 155.

3. Catalogue des livres…chez [Paul Denis] Brocas. [Paris, 1772-89], 27 pp. 464.

4. Choix de livres…chez Courcier. [Paris, ca. 1798], 2 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

5. Catalogue des livres imprimés…chez Debure frères. [Paris, 1774], 16 pp. 790.

6. Catalogue des livres…chez [Nicolas Augustin] Delalain. [Paris, 1774], 8 pp. (final leaf a little defective). Not in BNF catalogue.

7. Livres en feuilles…chez [Nicolas Augustin] Delalain. [Paris, before 31 Janvier 1776], 4 pp. 847.

8. Catalogue des livres…chez [Antoine Guénard] Demonville. [Paris, ca. 1775], 8 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

9. Catalogue de librairie. Paris: la Veuve [de Nicolas Bonaventure] Duchesne, 1776, 32 pp. (somewhat frayed & title stained). 1047.

10. Catalogue des livres de fonds…chez [Jean Jacques] Fuchs. [Paris, ca. 1796], 4 pp. 1260.

11. Catalogue des livres de fonds…chez [Jean Jacques] Fuchs. [Paris, before 30 Prairéal, An IIII], 6 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

12. Catalogue des livres…chez [Pierre] Guillyn. [Paris, 1774 or after], 16 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

13. Catalogue de livres de fonds & assortiment…chez [Denis] Humblot. Paris: 1775, 38 pp. 1563.

14. Catalogue des livres du Fonds…de Ch.-Ant. Jombert père acquis par Jombert jeune & Cellot. [Paris]: 1776, 36 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

15. Catalogue des livres…de Claude-Antoine Jombert, fils ainé. Paris, 1773, 16 pp. 1646.

16. Catalogue raisonné des Livres nouvellement imprimés…chez Claude-Antoine Jombert. [Paris], 1774, 24 pp. 1648.

17. Catalogue des livres…de Cl. Antoine Jombert fils ainé. Paris, 1775. One correction and two annotations by a contemporary hand, 20 pp. 1649.

18. Catalogue des livres…chez [Jacques] Lacombe. [Paris, ca. 1769-75], 8pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

19. Catalogue des livres de fonds et d’assortimens…chez [Joseph] Merlin. Paris: 1774, 38 pp. 2122.

20. Nouveau rabais extraordinaire…chez [J.F.] Morin. [Paris, 1797], 4 pp. 2191.

21. Rabais extraordinaire…[J.F.] Morin. [Paris, 1797], 4 pp. 2192?.

22. Continuation du plus grand de tous les rebais…chez [J.F.] Morin et Lenoir. Paris, [ca. 1798], 4 pp. Not in BNF catalogue.

23. Catalogue des livres…chez [Charles] Saillant & [Jean Luc III Nyon. Paris, 1771, 46 pp. (title & final leaf somewhat defective & detached). 2662.

24. Catalogue de livres brochés, chez Henry Tardieu. Paris: 1799, 2 pp. 2797.

Price: $7,500.00

Item ID: 6195