Description

    [Alain Rene] Le Sage. Recueil des Pieces Mises au Theatres François. Paris: 1739. First edition. Assassinated French Foreign Minister Jean Louis Barthou's copy.


    More Information:

    [Alain Rene] Le Sage. Recueil des Pieces Mises au Theatres François. Paris: Chez Jacques Barois Fils, 1739. First edition. From the library of assassinated French Foreign Minister (and one-time Prime Minister) Jean Louis Barthou.

    Two twelvemo volumes. [iv], 420; [iv], [392] pages. Beautifully bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet  in twentieth-century full red levant morocco, covers with gilt noble cornerpieces, spines tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Fine. Volume I has an armorial bookplate and the bookplate of Louis Barthou (1862-1934), who was the French Prime Minister for eight months in 1913, and later, in 1934, he was appointed as the French Foreign Minister (he and King Alexander I of Yugoslavia were assassinated in Marseilles in October of that year).



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 280

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 27 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,885,076