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1845. BOOK: (BIBLIOFILIA). BOSSANGE, HECTOR: CATALOGUE DE LIVRES FRANÇAIS, ANGLAIS, ITALIENS, ALLEMANDS, PORTUGAIS, ESPAGNOLS, ORIENTAUX, GRECS ET LATINS, ETC., ETC., SUIVI DE PRIX COURANTS Paris: Librairie de Hector Bossange [Saint-Cloud, Imprimerie de Belin-Mander, 1845.4º minor XIII p.+ 1 h.+ 24 plates and 984 p. 1 sheet inserted between pages 506 and 507; between pages 864 and 865, 1 lithographically engraved double sheet containing the figures of four printing presses: Presse Française, Pressen Stanhoppe, Machine a glacer le papier, Presse colombienne At the end of the 'Spécimen de caractères d'imprimerie', 2 folded sheets printed in gilt on flattened paper with the characters and gilding irons of the bookbinders. Rust points. Period gilding on half leather and points, golden top cut. Good copy, slightly worn out binding. Original edition of this magnificent and thick book catalogue, with the addition published after the catalogue (1845), of the typographical catalogue and the two sheets of flattened paper with the irons and lettering used by the bookbinders. The 24 plates at the beginning of the volume are illustrations of some of the books offered, by Grandville, Raffet, H.Vernet, T. Johannot (Don Quixote), Toppfer, etc.

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