(Manuscript Studies) 4 Vols. Silvestre, Joseph Balthasar. Paleographie Universelle. Paris: Didot, 1841. Folio, later green buckram; some soiling and wear. With 297 plates, many printed in color and/or heightened in hand color with gold; light toning, but with library perforations of all plate margins. Ex-library copy SWAF which may also include, but are not limited to, proneness to brittleness at edges and minor archival restorations.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)