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Charles ESTIENNE

Novum dictionarium historicum ac poeticum, omnia gentium, hominum, locorum, fluminum, ac montium ...

Ludovicum Cloquemin & Stephanum Michaelem, Lugduni 1575, In-4 (16x24,5cm), (2ff.) 341ff., relié.

New edition after the first edition of 1553.
Binding in full brown calf of used time. Back with nerves adorned with 4 small florets. boards struck with a central hot medallion and cold framing nets with florets in the spandrels. First and last box missing. Flying back. Large lack on the upper [...]

450 €

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First edition

Jean-Baptiste COLBERT DE TORCY

Memoires de M de *** pour servir a l'histoire des négociations depuis le traité de Riswick ...

S.n., à La Haye 1756, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (4) iij (1) 368pp. et (4) 412pp. et (4) 439pp., 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Exemplary with arms of Martin Du Bellay, of silver, with the band of rockets Gules, acc. of six fleurs-de-lis azure, arranged in orle. The six lily flowers symbolizing L'Anjour which this ancient family is from the twelfth century. Martin Du Bellay was abbot of Saint Lémaine [...]

1 000 €

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François Eudes de MEZERAY

Memoires historiques et critiques sur divers point de l'histoire de France & plusieurs autres ...

Chez Jean-Frederic Bernard, A Amsterdam 1732, In-12 (9,5x15,7cm), (2) LVIII 194pp. ; (2) 168pp. (4), relié.

First edition
Binding full icy blond calf vintage. title label in red morocco. Back with ornate nerves. Small brown spots on the boards. Traces of friction. very nice copy in a binding quality.

400 €

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Jean-Charles Thibault de LAVEAUX

Vie de Frédéric II. Roi de Prusse

Chez J. G. Treuttel, A Strasbourg 1788 - 1789, In-8 (12,5x20cm), (2) viij (4) 292pp. et (2) 358pp. (10) et (2) 336pp.

First edition
Binders full marbled blond calf vintage. Smooth back decorated with 4 small florets. title labels in red morocco and pieces of tomaison in morocco green. Back insolated. Large epidermis on the upper plate of Volume I and II, less pronounced in Volume V. Missing the upper joint at [...]

700 €

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First edition

Pierre LE ROY & Jean PASSERAT

Satyre Menippée de la Vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne ; Et de la tenüe des Estats de Paris

Chez Mathias Kerner, A Ratisbone 1664, In-12 (8x14cm), 336pp., relié.

Second edition by Kerner of this edition to the sphere that is added to the Elsevier collection. This second draw is characterized by the addition to the fourth sheet of 8 errata line. A folding plate of the procession of the League (which is missing in many copies).
Dutch binder in full vellum [...]

600 €

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Gatien COURTILZ DE SANDRAS

Mémoires de Monsieur D'Artagnan, Capitaine Lieutenant de la première compagnie des Mousquetaires ...

Chez Pierre Rouge, A Amsterdam 1704, In-12 (8x15cm), (8) 456pp. (16) et 440pp. (12) et 478pp. (16) et 442pp. (22), relié.

New edition, rare, after the first of a rarity insignia published in 1700.
Dutch bindings full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Smooth back richly adorned. Vermilion red sheepskin head pieces, vermilion red sheepskin tomaison pieces. Headdress of volume I present but whose leather has [...]

1 200 €

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Marc de VULSON DE LA COLOMBIERE

La science heroique, traitant de la Noblesse, et de l'Origine des Armes, de leurs Blasons, et ...

Chez Sebastien Marbre-Cramoisy, AParis 1669, In-Folio (22,5 x34,5cm), (10) 540pp. (20), relié.

Second edition, augmented by the arms of several illustrious houses.
Binding waiting half used blonde sheepskin. Back to Jansenist nerves. title label, black ornamented black sheepskin. Headdress torn off. The last naked nerve. Tear in the first box and gaps in the first nerve. Large lack of [...]

850 €

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Jacques Auguste de THOU

Memoires de Jacques-Auguste de Thou

Chez François L'Honoré, A Amsterdam [Rouen] 1714, In-12 (9,5x16,3cm), (48) 370pp., relié.

New edition, illustrated with 6 portraits in medallions including Thou's frontispiece.

250 €

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