Lot 651

MARGUERITE DE LAUNAY, baronne de Staal (1684-1750). Mémoires, Paris, 1891, etched illustrations in 2 states, VERY FINELY BOUND in contemporary crushed burgundy morocco gilt by Marius Michel.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £220
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

MARGUERITE DE LAUNAY, baronne de Staal (1684-1750).  Mémoires. Paris: Librairie L. Conquet, 1891. Large 8vo (226 x 150mm). Etched illustrations by Léon Boisson after Charles Delort in 2 states, one before letters (some faint offsetting). VERY FINELY BOUND in contemporary polished burgundy morocco gilt by Marius Michel [fils], the covers with triple gilt fillet borders, the spine elaborately gilt with 5 raised bands, dentelles, gilt edges. LIMITED TO 600 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 98 OF 200 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN DE MARAIS."

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