Lot #6647 – Breguet 1747-1823 Book & Supplement Set By Sir David Lionel Salomons

Estimate: $1,000.00 – $1,500.00

Rare “Breguet (1747 – 1823)” book plus supplement set in hardcover by Sir David Lionel Salomons, London, printed in 1921.  This edition is limited to 1,000 copies.  Illustrated with over 150 photographic reproductions and other plates, 233 pages.  Pages 116 to the end are all plates, each with a tissue guard.  Depicts the front and movements of Breguet pocket watches and clocks.  The “Breguet (1747 – 1823)” supplement was also printed in 1921 and contains over 40 photographic reproductions.  The plates have tissue guards.  The book is mainly in English with several pages in French.  The supplement is in English.  This is a biography and exhaustive reference on the work of Breguet, a great French watchmaker.

Both books have wear throughout and areas of bumping, creasing, foxing, spotting, and discoloration as can be expected due to normal usage and age.  The books are in overall good condition.

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Description

Title:  “Breguet (1747 – 1823)” Hardcover Book and “Breguet (1747 – 1823)” Hardcover Supplement
Author:  Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons
Published:  1921
Language:  Book – English/French, Supplement – English
Condition:  Both books have wear throughout and areas of bumping, creasing, foxing, spotting, and discoloration as can be expected due to normal usage and age.  The books are in overall good condition.
Special Notes:  Very rare Breguet book and supplement set.  Limited to 1000 copies.

Brand

Breguet