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First edition

Pierre François-Xavier de CHARLEVOIX

Histoire de l'établissement, des progrès et de la décadence du christianisme dans l'empire du ...

Bureau de la bibliothèque catholique, Paris 1828, In-12 (10x17,5cm), (6) xxiv, 362pp. et (4) 476pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First reprint of this work originally published in 1715, it was published at the same time in the Catholic library in Lyon at Rusand.
Bindings in full blond sheepskin contemporary rooted. Smooth back decorated with 4 florets and wheels. Title pieces of red morocco, and tomaion of black morocco. [...]

350 €

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First edition

Samuel CHAPPUZEAU

L'Europe vivante, ou relation nouvelle, historique et politique de tous ses estats, selon la face ...

Pour Jean Herman Widerhold, A Geneve 1667, Pet. in-4 (16x22cm), (24) 528pp. (2), relié.

First edition, rare, anonymous. A beautiful title frontispiece, deities and attributes in an altarpiece, which would be the work of Chappuzeau. Another edition, in-8 format was released at the same time.
Binding full brown calf vintage speckled. Back to nerves adorned. title piece of brown [...]

1 400 €

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First edition

Peter WESSELING

Vetera romanorum itineraria, sive Antonini Augusti intinerarium

Apud Westein & Smith, Amsterdam 1735, In-4 (21x26cm), (24) 762pp. (55), relié.

First edition illustrated with a beautiful frontispiece signed LFDB and engraved by Tanié.
Dutch binding full rigid vintage velin. Back with nerves adorned with cold roulette in caps and on the nerves. Cold-skinned boards at the Du Seuil and large central iron. Title in the pen. Dirt on the [...]

600 €

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First edition

Jean Philippe René de LA BLETERIE

Vie de l'empereur Julien

Chez Prault père, A Paris 1735, Pet. in-8 (10x16,8cm), (4) xvj, 228pp. ; (4) 229-523p. (3), 2 parties en un volume relié.

First edition.
Binding full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back to nerves adorned. Title piece in tawny morocco.

200 €

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First edition

MARQUIS DE DANGEAU & VOLTAIRE

Journal de la cour de Louis XIV, depuis 1684, jusqu'à 1715 ; avec des notes intéressantes, &c. ...

S.n., A Londres 1770 - 1772, In-12 (11,5x17,3cm), (2) 174pp. ; (4) xij, 182pp., relié.

First edition.

Binding half shagreen black ca 1860. Back with nerves adorned with cold boxes. Golden title. Rubbed edges, slight traces of friction. Some foxinges. Good copy.
Journal of the Marquis de Dangeau, memorialist, who wrote notes and observations on the court and political [...]

400 €

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First edition, Signed book

Adrien MACQUET

Prunay. Recherches historiques et archéologiques sur cet ancien fief et domaine

1884, Pet. in-4 (16x20cm), (1) 196pp. (1), relié.

Autograph manuscript with pen, beautiful fine handwriting, legible and regular.

600 €

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LE NAIN DE TILLEMONT

Histoire des empereurs, et des autres princes qui ont régné durant les six premiers siècles de ...

Chez François Pitteri, Venise 1732 - 1739, In-4 (20,5x28cm), xl, 712pp. et xxiv, 626pp. et xxviij, 587pp. et xxxij,

First edition Venetian, after the original published in Paris from 1690 to 1701 for the first five volumes, 1738 for the sixth posthumous volume published on the manuscript of the author.
Italian binding in full vintage velin. Jansenist smooth back. Title pieces in beige morocco. Dirt on the [...]

1 500 €

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First edition

Isaac de LARREY

Histoire de France, sous le regne de Louis XIV

Chez Michel Bohm, & compagnie, A Rotterdam 1721 - 1722, In-12 (9,5x17cm), XXXII, 524pp. (25) et (4) 540pp. (24) et (4)

Second edition, and first Dutch edition after the one made in Paris. Title pages in red and black.
Bindings full brown sheepskin speckled contemporary. Back with richly decorated nerves. Title piece of morocco tawny, pieces of tomaison in brown sheepskin. Headdress of volume IV. A blunt [...]

500 €

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