Catalogue de la collection d’ouvrages sur l’escrime de Mr. le Comm.r Jacopo Gelli (catalogue for an auction conducted by Dario Rossi, Rome, 18-20 March 1912) § Catalogue des livres anciens et modernes, manuscrits et imprimés, dessins, estampes, lithographies sur l’escrime et le duel composant la collection de M. José Ramon Garcia Donnell (catalogue for an auction conducted by Charles Bosse, with the expertise of Henri Baudoin and J. Tilorier, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14-16 June 1926) View larger
Dario Rossi (Rome)
Charles Bosse (Paris)

Catalogue de la collection d’ouvrages sur l’escrime de Mr. le Comm.r Jacopo Gelli (catalogue for an auction conducted by Dario Rossi, Rome, 18-20 March 1912) § Catalogue des livres anciens et modernes, manuscrits et imprimés, dessins, estampes, lithographies sur l’escrime et le duel composant la collection de M. José Ramon Garcia Donnell (catalogue for an auction conducted by Charles Bosse, with the expertise of Henri Baudoin and J. Tilorier, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14-16 June 1926)

Rome, Dario G. Rossi, 1912
Two works in one volume (25 cm), I (Gelli sale, 18 March 1912): (4) 76 pp., text illustrations. Lots numbered 1-378. II (Garcia Donnell sale, 14-18 June 1926): 214 (4) pp. Lots numbered 1-953. Morocco-backed boards, a collector’s binding (original wrappers bound in). - Rare auction sale catalogue of the collection of books on fencing and duelling assembled by Jacopo Gelli (1858-1935), author of Bibliografia generale della scherma (Florence 1890; second edition Milan 1895).

Bound with the sale catalogue of the collection assembled by the Cuban collector J.R. Garcia Donnell, a resident of Buenos Aires, founded on the library of Pedro Vindel (1865-1921). ¶ Paper of both catalogues becoming brittle, but at present in excellent state of preservation

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