Nicolas Joseph Foucault

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Nicolas Joseph Foucault (1643-1721), royal administrator in the reign of Louis XIV. He collected a significant library which was in part dispersed well before his death.

French Wikipedia
Shelfmark W/L-1-52
Etienne Guichard. Harmonie etymologique des langues. En laquelle ... se demonstre euidemment que toutes les langues sont descendues de l'Hebraïque. Me. Estienne Guichard. Paris: 1610.
Inscription on title page: Gasset (or Masset?).
Inscription on first front free endpaper: Yuer.
Armorial bookplate on front pastedown (coronet, lion, with two lion supporters): Ex bibliotheca Nicolai Joseph Foucault Comitis Consistoriani.
Inscription on title page: Ste Hunt.