Catalogue Des Livres. Joseph Antoine CROZAT, marquis de Thugny.
Catalogue Des Livres.
Catalogue Des Livres.
THE ART COLLECTOR’S SUPERB LIBRARY

Catalogue Des Livres.

Paris, Royal Printer C.C. Thiboust 1751.

8vo. xvi, 442, [2 blank], 443-472p.

Contemporary tan calf (neatly repaired), GILT ARMS OF LOUIS-HYACINTHE BOYER DE CRÉMILLES, spine and red morocco label gilt, red edges.

Wealthy, discriminating and acquisitive, Crozat de Thugny (1696-1750) built a library of nearly 7,000 volumes, equal in quality to his fabulous collection of paintings, sculpture and curiosités. The bookseller and Royal Printer Jean II Boudot cataloged the books and classed them into some five hundred subjects. Thirty lots of prints and an author index come at the end.
 A career military man, Boyer de Crémilles (1696-1764) also possessed a large library. In nice condition; PRICED THROUGHOUT IN CONTEMPORARY MANUSCRIPT, Heber’s characteristic manuscript purchase note dated July 1816, bookplate of Jacques Millot, manuscript pencil notes of B.H. Breslauer.
¶Blogie, Répertoire des catalogues de ventes de livres imprimés I: 6; North, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions 91; Bogeng, Die grossen Bibliophilen III: 53; Fürstenberg, Das französische Buch im 18. Jahrhundert 304,9.

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