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First edition


Histoire du gouvernement de Venise

Chez Frederic Leonard, A Paris 1676, In-8 (12x19cm), (30) 398pp. (40), relié.

First edition.

Binding full sheepskin contemporary brown speckled. Back with ornate nerves. title label of brown sheepskin. restorations in caps, joints and corners. Traces of friction.

900 €

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First edition

Jacques François GROBERT

Description des pyramides de Guizé, de la ville du Caire et de ses environs

Chez Logerot-Petiet & Rémont, A Paris 1801, In-4, (6) 160pp., relié.

Illustrated first edition of 5 plates (a Mameluke figure on horseback, a view of the Mourat Bey palace, a plan, elevation and a section of the pyramids of Giza) and a large folding map of Cairo.
Binding half marbled mauve modern fawn with small corners. The back is a clever and confusing [...]

1 400 €

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Guillaume Thomas RAYNAL

Histoire philosophique et politique des établissemens et du commerce des Européens dans les deux ...

Chez Jean-Léonard Pellet, Genève 1781, in-8 (12,5x20cm), xvj ; 348pp. (1) et xij, 378pp. (1) et (4) VII (1) 372pp. (1)

Third and last edition, the best and the most complete as to the text, bringing the number of volumes to 10 against 7 published until then. The work published in a luxurious version, in 4 and in this version in-8. The illustration includes a portrait of Raynal by Cochin (with the mention: The [...]

3 000 €

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Charles de BROSSES

Lettres sur l'Italie

Chez Ponthieu, A Paris 1799 (An VII), In-8 (12,5x19,5cm), viij, 415pp. et (4) 455pp. et (4) 400pp., relié.

First edition.
Binding half brown sheepskin speckled flat flamed yellow paper, cunning pastiche of the late nineteenth. Smooth back decorated with fat and lean fillets. Black shagreen pieces. Tiny traces of friction. Nice copy, very fresh.

1 200 €

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First edition

Frances BROOKE

Histoire d'Emilie Montague

ChezChanguion, A Amsterdam 1770, in-12 (10x16,5cm), (4) 192pp. ; (2) 193-384p. et (2) 162pp. (2) ; (2) 156pp., 4 parties reliées en 2 volumes.

Original French edition, rare, translated by Jean-Baptiste Robinet, after the English premiere published in 1769. Four beautiful title pages engraved and separated. Changuion catalog in fine of the third part.
Binding full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves. title [...]

600 €

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Guillaume Thomas RAYNAL & Denis DIDEROT

Histoire philosophique et politique des établissemens et du commerce des Européens dans les deux ...

Chez Jean-Léonard Pellet, Genève 1782, In-8 (13x20cm), xvj ; 482pp. et (4) viij ; 483pp. et (4) viij ; 522pp. et (4)

New edition, reprint of the third edition at the same publisher, the best published so far, partly original, the most luxurious and especially the most complete. Illustrated with a beautiful portrait on the frontispiece of the author by Cochin Le Jeune, and a frontispiece for each volume of Moreau [...]

1 000 €

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First edition

Joseph Bernard Marquis de CHABERT

Voyage fait par ordre du Roi en 1750 et 1751, dans l'Amérique septentrionale, pour rectifier les ...

De L'imprimerie royale, A Paris 1753, In-4 (20x26cm), (2) viij, 288pp. (10), relié.

First edition
Copy to the figure and arms of Louis XV.
Binding full brown marbled and glossy brown sheepskin.

4 500 €

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First edition

Jean-Pierre-Louis de LA ROCHE DU MAINE, Marquis de [...]

Paris en miniature, d'après les dessins d'un nouvel argus

S.n., A Amsterdam 1784, 130pp., relié.

Several editions appeared the same year in Paris, London, Berlin.
Binding full flamed brown sheepskin late nineteenth. Smooth back richly decorated Restoration type. title label in red morocco. Nice copy.

250 €

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