Sotheby's (London)

Scientific books from the library of a French gentleman (catalogue for an auction conducted by Sotheby's, London, 3 November 1998)

London, Sotheby's, 1998
(27 cm), 128 pp., illustrations (some in colour). 355 lots. Printed list of priced realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Most of the books were concerned with measurement and the depiction of space; “This was the sort of notion that made the late Alain Brieux, whose hand could be seen in all of this, such an original bookseller” (saleroom report in The Book Collector, Spring 1999, pp.116-117). ¶ Copiously annotated, priced.