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First edition

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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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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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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François Augier de MARIGNY

Histoire des Arabes sous le gouvernement des Califes

Chez la veuve Estienne & Desaint & Saillant & Jean-Thomas Herissant, A Paris 1750, In-12 (10x17cm), (4) liv (6) 460pp.

First edition
Binding full marbled and frozen calf. Smooth back decorated. title label in red morocco, piece of tomaison in red morocco. Upper joint of volume III partly narrowly split. Epidermures on the boards. Nice copy.

850 €

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Georges Marie DUMONT BUTEL

Histoire et commerce des colonies angloises, dans l'Amerique septentrionnale

Chez Le Breton & Desaint, A Londres & se vend à Paris 1755, In-12 (9,6x17cm), xxiv, 336pp., relié.

First edition, second issue with corrected faults, without errata p. xxiv.
Binding full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves. title label of beige morocco. Traces of friction. Very nice copy.
First French study on the American colonies and which precedes the war of [...]

800 €

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Michel Guillaume Saint Jean CREVECOEUR

Lettres d'un cultivateur américain, écrites à W. S. Ecuyer, depuis l'année 1770, jusqu'à 1781. ...

S.n., S.l. 1785, In-12 (10x16,5cm), (4) XXIV 422pp. et (6) 400pp., 2 volumes reliés.

Third edition of the French translation published for the first time in Paris in 1784, in-8. The first edition was published in London, in English, in 1782. The French edition was, however, recast, corrected and translated by the author himself, who added a second volume, and even allowed himself [...]

400 €

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