Recueil des Lettres de Madame de Sévigné à Madame la Comtesse de Grignan, sa fille

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Binding in contemporary red morocco 17 x 10 x 3 cm (7 x 4 x 1 in.) Paris - circa 1774-1775

A copy preserved in its in contemporary binding, with the arms of Madame de Sévigné.

This copy was considered as one of the bibliophilic jewels of the first Rahir auction (Paris, May 9, 1930, n° 227, sold F 100 000 excluding fees).

It comes from prestigious libraries: Jean-Baptiste de Felix, marquis de Müy; William Beckford; Henri Destailleur; Parran; Louis Lebeuf de Montgermont; Bulletin Morgand; Édouard Rahir, Paris, I, 1930, no. 227, which quotes these provenances; Cabinet Pierre Bérès, October 28th, 2005, no. 137; Librairie Patrick Sourget, no. 171; Bibliothèque Pierre Bergé, December 11, 2015, no. 45


Librairie Amélie Sourget

"Books, Maps and Manuscripts"

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