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First edition

Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU

Dissertation sur la musique moderne

Chez G. F. Quillau, A Paris 1743, In-8 (12,5x20cm), (2) xvj, 101pp. (3), relié.

first edition, rare. A general folding table of all tones and keys in fine.

Binding in full speckled brown sheepskin. Ornate nerved back. title label of red morocco. 3 blunt corners. Dark spots on the boards. Discreet restorations, Contemporary binding.
In 1742 Rousseau published a [...]

1 000 €

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First edition

Alessandro NEGRI

Maniliani Bononiensis monumenti historico-mystica lectio

HH. de Ducciis, Boboniae 1661, in-4 (16x22cm), (8) 37pp., broché.

Rare first edition illustrated with a frontispiece with the emblem of Cardinal Mazarin and a plate out of text representing a cippe (funerary monument) found in Bologna in 1601.
It is a presentation and an interpretation of the funerary stele of the centurion Manilius Quintus Cordus (1st [...]

450 €

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First edition


Description de l'Egypte. Partie Antiquités. Notice historique de l'art de la verrerie né en ...

Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1818, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 38pp., relié.

First edition of this memoir extracted from Tome II of the 3rd delivery (Antiquities section) of the Description of Egypt.
Binding in full cardboard parchment modern cream. Piece of black sheepskin title. Uncropped copy, all margins.
Historical and bibliographical considerations and [...]

250 €

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Les A propos de societé de ou chansons de M. L*** (suivi de) Les a propos de la folie ou chansons ...

S.n., s.l. 1776, In-8 (12,5x19cm), x, 302pp. et (2) 316pp. et vj, 318pp. (3), 3 volumes reliés.

first edition, rare
Copy of the arms of President Charles de Brosses, famous magistrate and writer well known for his Letters from Italy. Azure, three sheaves of wheat (or brushes) of gold, linked by gules.
Binding in full marbled brown contemporary sheepskin. Smooth ornate back. Piece of [...]

1 600 €

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Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU

Le devin du village

Chez Pierre Gosse, A Geneve 1760, In-8 (12x19cm), 80pp., relié.

New edition after the first one published in 1753.
Binding in half hazelnut calf ca 1860. Back with ornate nerves. title label in red leather. date at the tail. Frictions. Good copy.

250 €

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First edition

Felice Maria NERINI

De templo et coenobio sanctorum Bonifacii et Alexii historica moumenta

Auod Jo. Laurenti Barbiellini, Romae 1752, In-4 (19,5x26cm), XXXI (1) 600pp. (12), relié.

Original illustrated edition of 13 plates out of text, including several fold-outs, including the famous image of Notre-Dame d'Édesse. Title page in red and black, with a vignette bearing the coat of arms of Cardinal Quirino.
Binding in full soft vellum of time. Smooth back. title label of [...]

800 €

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First edition


Hokusai Manga. Volume 2

Erakuya Toshiro, Tokyo 1815, 15,5x22,5cm, 30f., cousu.

Original, rare edition, which can be translated under the title of Hokusai Sketch. 15 volumes have actually appeared covering Hokusaï's work. The first was published in 1815 and the last posthumously in 1878. 30 sheets with 56 engraved pages, some with multiple figures, most in 3 colors, gray, [...]

850 €

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First edition


Foi, espérance, charité

Pierre Firens, Paris ou Lyon 1610 (S.d.), In-8 oblong (20,5x31cm), relié.

First print of this suite of 3 intaglio prints.
Engraver, printer and merchant of Franco-Flemish prints, Pierre Firens was born and trained in Antwerp

350 €

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