Livre-Boîte - Reliure aux armes Marquis Hue de Miromesnil - ( Normandie) - 1760

Description
Livre-Boîte - Reliure aux armes Marquis Hue de Miromesnil - ( Normandie) - 1760
Bindings - Quantity: 1 - Book

A superb book box in 18th century full red morocco binding with the coat of arms of the Marquis Hue de Miromesnil (Normandy), "D'argent à trois hures de sanglier de sable" (Olivier, pl. 2311, fer No. 9). Spine adorned with sectioned gilded fleurons, a title-label stating "Histoire de France" and a mosaicked green leather volume number label. Very lovely gilded fillet rolls with scroll motifs framing the covers. Inside covered with marbled paper, two compartments, one measuring 5 x 10.5 x 2.5 cm and the second measuring 12.5 x 10.5 x 2 cm.

In very well preserved condition. Light signs of wear, a small fragment of leather missing on the back cover, lightly rubbed corners, nothing serious. Impeccable inside. A functional, curious and very decorative object.

[Armand-Thomas Hue, Marquis de Mairomesnil, son of Thomas, captain of cavalry and Anne Lambert, born on 16 September 1723, was first elected a councillor at the Grand Counseil on 19 August 1745, then appointed Master of Requests on 26 July 1751 and first president of the Parliament of Rouen on22 May 1757]. (Olivier)

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Bindings
Author/ Illustrator
Livre-Boîte - Reliure aux armes Marquis Hue de Miromesnil
Book Title
( Normandie)
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1760
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
0
Dimensions
19.5×12.5 cm
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