Catalogue des Livres et Manuscrits formant la Bibliothèque de feu M. J.B.Th. de Jonghe.
by (AUCTION CATALOGUE: JONGHE, Jean Baptiste Théodore de).
Lithographed frontis. port. of the collector & one plate. xxi, 368 pp.; xii, 459 pp.; x, 457 pp. Three vols. Thick 8vo, cont. marbled boards, orange leather lettering pieces on spines. Brussels: F. Heussner, 1860-61-60. This magnificent library was one of the greatest and most complete ever formed on the history, heraldry, genealogy, and numismatics of the Low Countries. The collection was the most important sold since Lammens and van Hulthem 25 years earlier. De Jonghe (1801-60), diplomat and lawyer and the heir of a great fortune, formed his collection over a thirty year period. 10,923 lots including many important early MSS. and books, notable bindings, etc. Fine set from the library of His Serene Highness Prince Fürstenberg at Donaueschingen with the Donaueschingen stamp on each title. ❧ Blogie 145, 146, & 147. . (Inventory #: HillBibl-4987)
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