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French Royalty.- Anselme (Pere) Histoire Genealogique et Chronologique de la Maison Royale de France, 9 vol., third (and best) edition, titles in red and black, engraved frontispiece, vignette head-pieces and initials, numerous woodcut arms in text, extra-illustrated by the insertion of a few portraits and by manuscript documents signed by Louis XI, Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI in volume 1, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original labels, folio, Paris, Par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1726-33.

⁂ This third edition, greatly augmented by fathers Ange de Sainte-Rosalie, Simplicien and Alexis, and here enhanced by some fine royal, signed documents.

(1). Louis XI, document signed addressed to "Monsr le mareschal", relating to Neuville, manuscript in French, 6 lines recto and 3 lines verso, countersigned by Nicholle Tilhart, notary and secretary to Louis XI, 150 x 145mm., January, n.y. [c. 1470s].

(2). Marie Antoinette, document signed by a secretarial hand, manuscript in French, on vellum, relating to Sieur Pierre Mathagon, 470 x 320mm., 31 December 1783 and later, 9 January 1784 and again 18 April 1792.

(3). Marie Antoinette, document signed, manuscript in French, on paper, directing the Treasurer General at the Ministry of Finance to pay a sum of 300 livres, countersigned by her secretary, folio, Versailles, 1 July 1783.

(4). Louis XVI, document signed, listing various officials and their recompense, signed at foot of verso by Louis XVI and counter-signed by the various mentioned people, folio, Versailles, 13 January 1778.

Lot 9

French Royalty.- Anselme (Pere) Histoire Genealogique et Chronologique de la Maison Royale de France, 9 vol., third (and best) edition, with various documents inserted signed by Louis XI, Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI, Paris, Par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1726-33.  

Hammer Price: £3,200

Description

⁂ Please note, the description of this lot has changed ⁂

French Royalty.- Anselme (Pere) Histoire Genealogique et Chronologique de la Maison Royale de France, 9 vol., third (and best) edition, titles in red and black, engraved frontispiece, vignette head-pieces and initials, numerous woodcut arms in text, extra-illustrated by the insertion of a few portraits and by manuscript documents signed by Louis XI, Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI in volume 1, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original labels, folio, Paris, Par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1726-33.

⁂ This third edition, greatly augmented by fathers Ange de Sainte-Rosalie, Simplicien and Alexis, and here enhanced by some fine royal, signed documents.

(1). Louis XI, document signed addressed to "Monsr le mareschal", relating to Neuville, manuscript in French, 6 lines recto and 3 lines verso, countersigned by Nicholle Tilhart, notary and secretary to Louis XI, 150 x 145mm., January, n.y. [c. 1470s].

(2). Marie Antoinette, document signed by a secretarial hand, manuscript in French, on vellum, relating to Sieur Pierre Mathagon, 470 x 320mm., 31 December 1783 and later, 9 January 1784 and again 18 April 1792.

(3). Marie Antoinette, document signed, manuscript in French, on paper, directing the Treasurer General at the Ministry of Finance to pay a sum of 300 livres, countersigned by her secretary, folio, Versailles, 1 July 1783.

(4). Louis XVI, document signed, listing various officials and their recompense, signed at foot of verso by Louis XVI and counter-signed by the various mentioned people, folio, Versailles, 13 January 1778.

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