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First edition

Claude DU MOLINET

Figures des differents habits des chanoines reguliers en ce siecle

Chez Simeon Piget, A Paris 1666, Pet. in-4 (17x23cm), (6) 144pp. (3), relié.

First edition, illustrated with an engraved title and 31 pretty full-page figures included in the pagination, as well as 2 headers, 2 initials and a cul-de-lamp, all engraved by The Doyen.
Binding full morocco blue night ca 1860 signed bottom of the Belz-Niedrée contreplat. Back to Jansenist [...]

800 €

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Constantin-François de Chasseboeuf, Comte de VOLNEY

Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte, Pendant les années 1783, 1784 et 1785

Chez Volland & Desenne, A Paris 1787, in-8 (12,5x19,3cm), xvj 383pp. et viij, 458pp. (4), 2 volumes reliés.

Second edition published the same year as the original. The illustration consists of 5 folding plates, 2 cards (Egypt, Syria), and 3 beautiful folding panoramic plates (Palmyra, Balbeec ...), all on strong paper.
Binding in full marbled brown sheepskin. Smooth back decorated, wheels in tail and [...]

700 €

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First edition

Gianrinaldo CARLI

Lettres américaines, dans lesquelles on examine l'origine, l'état civil, politique, militaire & ...

Chez Buisson, A Boston et se trouve à Paris 1788, In-8 (12,5x20,5cm), xxij (2) 520pp. et (4) 534pp. (2), relié.

First edition.
Binding full blond sheepskin contemporary speckled. Smooth back to nets. title label of tan sheepskin, piece of black sheepskin tomaison. A lack at the head of volume 2. Tail cap of volume 1 removed. Upper joint of volume 2 slotted in tail. Trace of wetness on the bottom plate of [...]

450 €

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First edition

Amable Robin de LA TREMBLAYE

Sur quelques contrées de l'Europe, ou Lettres du Chevalier de ***, à madame la Comtesse de ***

A Londres 1788, In-8 (12,5x19,2cm), 2 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Binding half blond sheepskin contemporary at small corners. Smooth back decorated with nets. Tome and title label of tawny morocco. Traces of friction on the backs but beautiful copy.
Man of letters and poet, this work is the fruit of the travels of the Chevalier de la [...]

250 €

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First edition

Artus de LIONNE

Lettre de Mr. l'abbé de Lionne, évêque nommé de Rosalie, vicaire apostolique de la province de ...

S.n., A Rome 1700, In-16 (8x15cm), 249pp. (2), relié.

First edition.
Binding in full speckled brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves. title label of brown sheepskin. Headdress partly torn off. A lack in the lower tail. A corner trimmed, 2 corners blunt. Rubbed together.
The work, written in the form of a letter to M. Charmot, Director of the [...]

160 €

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First edition

Samuel de SORBIERE

Relation d'un voyage en Angleterre

Chez Pierre Michel, A Cologne 1666, In-16 (7,5x13cm), (8) 180pp. (3), relié.

First edition.
Binding full marbled brown calfskin eighteenth time. Smooth back decorated with irons to the urn. title label in red morocco. Cold fillet of framing on the boards. rubbed together. 2 blunt corners.

250 €

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First edition

Abraham Nicolas AMELOT DE LA HOUSSAYE

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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