Important public sale of old books on the premises of the former Brussels porcelain factory

dimanche 14 mars 2021 14:00
68 ART AUCTION, 141 chaussée de Wavre 1050 Bruxelles
Sale information

Sale of old books and Napoleonic objects on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm.


Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Friday 12 March from 10 am to 5 pm

Saturday 13 March from 10am to 5pm

The entrance to the exhibition will be at 141/143 chaussée de Wavre Ixelles (Brussels).

Access to the exhibition will be in strict compliance with the health measures imposed that day. Presence at the sale will require a prior reservation and will be possible according to government measures.



Lot number

1 History of religion (1-9)

2 Dog and hunting (10-19)

3 Literature (30-74)

4 History of France (75-84)

5 Belgicana (100-123)

6 Other (130-140)

7 Fine arts (145-197)

8 History - Geography (201-239)

9 Editons XVIIe - XVIIe (249-330)

Appearance formatsThe cm correspondence from the libraries:

(sources: The Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Book)

large in-folio: over 40 cm high.

folio: 30 to 40 cm.

in-4°: 25 to 30 cm.

in-8°: 20 to 25 cm.

in-12: less than 20 cm.

in-16: less than 16 cm.

in-18: less than 14 cm.

Description of the condition of the books

Excellent condition: A book in excellent condition is very close to a book like new. It may have been opened and read, without any imperfections on the book, the cover or the pages.

Verygood condition: Describes a book that shows some small signs of wear, but nothing very serious, on the binding or the paper.

Goodcondition: Desc ribes the average book that still has all those pages or leaves.

Acceptable condition: This is a worn copy with the full text and maps or illustrations but the cover page, or false title, ... is missing. The binding, dust jacket (if any), etc. may also be worn.

Condition ofuse: Describes a book that is fairly worn out, with missing maps or illustrations. The copy may have been soiled, damaged, stained, and may lack seams, hinges or pages...

Sales conditions