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First edition

Jérôme BESOIGNE

Histoire de l'abbaye de Port-Royal

Aux depens de la Compagnie, A Cologne 1752, In-12 (9,5x17cm), xiij (1) 631pp. et 635pp. et 576pp. et 664pp. et 606pp.

First edition. 2 leaflets (family tree of the family Arnauld and Arnauld d'Andilly).
Binders full marbled vintage brown calfskin. Back to Jansenist nerves. Title and volume pieces in red morocco. Misses at the head of volumes III, V and VI. Missing bit in the head of Volume I; joints open along [...]

700 €

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First edition

Jean DESLYONS

Traitez singuliers et nouveaux contre le paganisme du Roy Boit. Le I. Du jeune ancien de l’Eglise ...

Chez la veuve Savreux, A Paris 1670, in 12 (9x15,5cm), (56) 346pp., relié.

First edition, rare. This is the second book devoted by the author on this subject.
Binding half calf iced camel. Back with false nerves adorned with florets. Long grain morocco boards with framing roulette.
Binding full brown sheepskin contemporary speckled. Back to nerves adorned. Golden [...]

550 €

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First edition

Dom Charles Joseph BEVY

Histoire des inaugurations des rois, empereurs, et autres souverains de l'univers, depuis leur ...

Chez Moutard, A Paris 1776, In-8 (12,5x20cm), xvj, 559pp. (5), relié.

First edition, illustrated with 14 beautiful costume boards representing about 80 French costumes from the thirteenth to the eighteenth century.
Binding full brown marbled vintage calf. Back to nerves adorned. Title piece in red morocco. Worthy restorations at the head and tail joints, idem in [...]

700 €

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John GILLIES

Histoire de l'ancienne Grèce, de ses colonies et de ses conquêtes, depuis les premiers temps, ...

Chez Buisson, A Paris 1787, In-8 (12x20cm), viij ; 422pp. et (4) iv ; 526pp. et (4) 420pp. et (4) iv ; 384pp. et (4)

First edition illustrated with 2 large folding cards on hard paper, and translated by Carra.

Bindings full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Smooth backs decorated with 4 irons boxed sun, wheels in tails. Title pieces in red morocco; pieces of tomaison with brown wax.

600 €

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First edition

Henri Comte de BOULAINVILLIERS

Histoire de l'ancien gouvernement de la France, avec XIV lettres historiques sur les parlemens ou ...

A La Haye& & AAmsterdam 1727, In-12 (9,5x17cm), (26) 352pp. et (2) 324pp. (6) et (2) 240pp., 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés.

First edition, rare. Title pages in red and black.
Binding in full speckled brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves, wheels in tail and head. Title pieces in red morocco; pieces of golden tomaison. Headdress of Volume II largely eliminated. Some blunt corners. But the backs are blurred. 5 [...]

650 €

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First edition

R.P. DELARUE

Oraison funebre de tres-haut et tres-puissant seigneur François Henry de Montmorancy [Ensemble] ...

Chez la veuve de Simon Bernard, A Paris 1695, (2) 51pp. (1) ; (2) 41pp. (1) ; 41pp. (3) ; (2) 44pp. ; (2) 41pp. (3) ;

First edition of all texts composing the collection.

Binding full brown sheepskin speckled and icy contemporary. Back with nerves richly adorned. Title piece in Havana morocco. Roulette on the cuts.

700 €

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First edition

PONCET DE LA GRAVE

Précis historique de la marine royale de France, depuis l'origine de la monarchie jusqu'au roi ...

Chez Eugène Onfroy, A Paris 1780, In-12 (10x17cm), xlviij, 330pp. et (4) 366pp. (3), 2 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Binding full calfskin vintage scales. Smooth backs decorated with 4 irons at anchor and ornaments. Steps of title and tomaison in black morocco. Golden slices. Inland frieze. A wormhole at the upper joint of Volume I; 2 along the upper olrs of volume II.

600 €

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First edition

Cardinal de RETZ

Memoires de Monsieur le Cardinal de Retz

Chez Jean-Baptiste Cusson, ANancy 1717, 3 tomes en 3 vol. in-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (4) 354pp. et (2) 359pp. et (2) 389pp., reliés.

First edition, one of the rarest of the eighteenth. Although Brunet announces this edition as having gaps, that of 1731 being the most complete old edition, these said gaps will never be solved in the old editions. Title pages in red and black. Headdress of Volume I with a slight lack, the upper [...]

3 200 €

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