catalogue 75 • Hunting, falconery • Chasse, véneriePublished on 15 July 2019
72 ouvrages de collection, rares, précieux, remarquablement illustrés, bien reliés, provenant de grandes collections ou enrichis de dessins originaux. 1566-2007
Un remarquable ensemble de livres rares et de qualité, tous parfaitement conservés et comportant pour la plupart une importante illustration.
Les grands classiques anciens (Du Fouilloux, Salnove, Le Verrier de la Contrie…), les traités du XIXe siècle, les beaux livres à planches, les ouvrages illustrés du XXe siècle (Poret, Reille, Trémois, La Verteville, Lamotte, etc.)
72 rare books, precious, remarkably illustrated, well bound, from important collections or with original drawings. 1566-2007. A remarkable collection of rare and high-quality books, all perfectly preserved and most of them with an important illustration.
The great old classics (Du Fouilloux, Salnove, Le Verrier de la Contrie...), French treatises of the 19th century, beautiful books with plates, illustrated works of the 20th century (Poret, Reille, Trémois, La Verteville, Lamotte, etc.)
Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2019Published on 05 July 2019
Two highlights from our new catalogue to be shown at the forthcoming Melbourne Rare Book Fair include: a recently-discovered, fine pastel portrait of Sir Joseph Banks by Amelia Susannah Petty. This remarkably fresh portrait in its original frame shows Sir Joseph Banks at the height of his powers wearing his Order of the Bath sash; and a fine illuminated presentation address to HRH Prince Albert Victor, on the occasion of the young prince’s visit to the Cook memorial at Kurnell, Sydney in 1881. The elaborate and fine illustrations, drawn and hand-coloured by Helena Scott (1832-1910) depict flora and fauna “indigenous to Botany, New South Wales”.[...] Read more