Bibliothèque d’un humaniste: manuscrits, livres, objets d’art (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader with the expertise of Georges Blaizot, Lucien Scheler, Jean Roudillon, and Jean Vinchon, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5-6 December 1966) View larger
  • Plate X: Pierre Le Loyer, Discours des Spectres (Paris 1608), bound for Marguerite d'Ailly de Péquigny
Étienne Ader (Paris)

Bibliothèque d’un humaniste: manuscrits, livres, objets d’art (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader with the expertise of Georges Blaizot, Lucien Scheler, Jean Roudillon, and Jean Vinchon, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5-6 December 1966)

Paris, Étienne Ader, 1966
(32 cm), 117 (3) pp., 57 plates (pls.I-XXII, XXV-XXIX in colour; pls.XXIII-XXIV, XXX-LVII in black & white). 223 lots. Errata ([4] pp.) with “Table des reliures armoriées” and “Table des provenances” loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - The sale realised FF1,711,000. Blogie, II, 390. Another sale (361 lots) was conducted posthumously: Étienne Ader, Bibliothèque d’un humaniste (deuxième partie) : livres anciens, poètes du XVIe siècle, livres d’emblèmes, hebraica, Paris, 22-23 June 1970. ¶ Fine, unmarked copy. Photocopy of typed list of estimates loosely inserted (annotated with prices realised and buyers’ names).
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