Saturday, 16 December 2006

French Armorial Bookplates I


François Denis Secousse(1691-1754)
A Lawyer at the Parlement de Paris, member of the Académie, a bibliophile with a rich library sold in an auction in 1755.
The plate is dated 1714




Charles de Laverdure d'Alenes (b. Douais, 1684-d.?)
Chevalier, Signeur d'Hesquels. He was a counsellor at the Parlement of Flandre.
The plate is dated 1720.


François Mouchard,
Écuyer, former deputy of La Rochelle to the Conseil Royal de Commerce.
The plate is dated 1732



Antoine-Paul-Augustin de CANDOLLE
Officier des galères, at Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône), son of Gaspard de CANDOLLE and Mlle. de PORRADE. Married, 1749, Jeanne-Félicité de BEAUMONT, dau. of Jean-Baptiste, 1er Échevin of Marseille in 1741, and Conseiller du roi.
Arms: Ecartelé d'or & d'azur
C2, 73 x 68 mms.
Bibliography: Emile PERRIER, Les Bibliophiles et les Collectionneurs Provençaux anciens et modernes (Arrondissement de Marseille), Marseille, 1897, pages 114-116.



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