1894-1920 · Paris
Paris Rouquette, 1894-1920. Original edition. Essential manual for the amateur book collector of 19th century publications, with about 15,000 titles included. An excellent bibliography, often reprinted but rarely found in the original.
Georges Vicaire (8 December 1853 – 4 November 1921) was a French bibliophile and bibliographer. Vicaire was responsible for special work on the preparation of the printed catalogs of the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal..
Of: Le Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIX°siècle "This work, which will remain one of the monuments of the bibliography, has among other merits that of fending for the first time the issue long overlooked by first editions of the great romantic" and earned its author in 1906, the Botta prize of the Académie française and twice, in 1900 and 1912, the Brunet prize awarded by the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres. " (see Georges Vicaire, Wikipedia) (Inventory #: 983830)