Le Roux de Lincy (Antoine Jean Victor), 1806-1869; Portalis (Roger), Baron, 1841-1912; Shipman (Carolyn), translator

Researches concerning Jean Grolier, his life and his library : with a partial catalogue of his books (Burt Franklin Research & Source Works Series, 762)

New York, Burt Franklin, 1971
(26.5 cm), xlv, 386 pp., 14 plates. Publisher’s blue cloth. - Translated and revised by Carolyn Shipman, who has extended the list of recorded bindings from 353 (Le Roux de Lincy’s Recherches sur Jean Grolier of 1866) to nearly 561. Unfortunately, Shipman saw few of the copies listed, and her list contains ten fakes, thirty doubtful attributions (contemporary bindings wrongly attributed to Grolier), and seventy-five ghosts (mostly duplications owing to ambiguity in the descriptions of colours in the sale catalogues). Facsimile reprint of work originally published New York: Grolier Club, 1907. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.

£ 30


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