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70 2806 Auction catalogues Basan F
70/2806 [Auction catalogues]. Basan, F. Catalogue raisonné des différens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composoient le cabinet de feu Mr Mariette (...). Paris, Chez l'Auteur, 1775, XVI,418p., engr. title-p., frontispiece by CHOFFARD after C.N. COCHIN, 4 etched plates (1x fold.), modern leather w. use of contemp. binding.

- Trifle yellowed; results in contemp. pen and ink in blank margins.

= Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694-1774) was a well-known collector of and dealer in (mainly) French, Flemish and Italian old master prints. Cicognara 4462: "Questo è uno de' piu preziosi Cataloghi, poichè contiene l'elenco di preziosità scelte dal primo intelligente che la Francia abbia avuto in quelle materie".

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