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Louis-Pierre ANQUETIL & Jacques Marquet de Montbreton, [...]

Histoire de France depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à la Révolution de 1789 suivie de ...

Furne et Cie, Paris 1839, 17x26,5cm, 5 volumes reliés.

Edition offering more than 170 biographies of illustrious characters from the History of France, each of them enriched with an out-of-text portrait enhanced in color.
Bindings in half shagreen navy blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded nets, small traces of friction on certain [...]

450 €

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Edouard MENNECHET

Le Plutarque Français, vie des hommes et des femmes illustres de la France

Crapelet, Paris 1838-1841, 19x29cm, 8 volumes reliés.

Edition offering more than 170 biographies of illustrious characters from the History of France, each of them enriched with an out-of-text portrait enhanced in color.
Bindings in half shagreen navy blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded nets, small traces of friction on certain [...]

450 €

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Nicolas BRULART DE SILLERY

Omen Ludovico XIII coronato christianissimo Francorum et Navarrae regi.

Jean Libert, Paris 1611, In-4 (17x22cm), 16pp., relié.

first edition.
Binding in half percaline chocolate ca 1860. Smooth Jansenist back. Golden title.

150 €

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First edition

M. de LESCURE, Gustave STAAL

Marie-Antoinette et sa famille d'après les nouveaux documents

Eugène Ducrocq, Paris s.d. (1865), 18x27cm, relié.

first edition.
Binding in half brown shagreen, back slightly passed to four nerves decorated with six golden boxes, back with small traces of rubbing, framing of cold fillets on brown cardboard boards, golden monogram of Marie-Antoinette struck in the center of the first board , slightly blunt [...]

150 €

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FERDINAND EMPEREUR & AUTRICHE

Lettre écrite à un jurisconsulte de la ville de... au sujet des dispositions faites par ...

S.n., s.l. 1741, in 4 (21,5x27cm), 22pp., broché.

first edition.
Since the XVIth century, there had always been a man for head of the house of Austria, and the succession had been transmitted from male to male, but the Emperor Charles VI had only daughters. He wanted to leave his inheritance to his eldest daughter, Marie-Thérèse, and [...]

200 €

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François GUICHARDIN

Histoire des guerres d'Italie. Advenues souz les regnes des rois tres-chrestiens Charles VIII, ...

Chez Jean Houzé, A Paris 1612, In-Folio, (2f.) 479ff. (18f.), relié.

Parisian reissue of the translation by Jérôme de Chomedy, printed by Pierre Le Mur, of the events in Italy from 1490 to 1532.
Precious copy of Charles Bernard (1571-1640), bearing his autograph signature with mention of his charges on the title and many autograph notes on the margins of [...]

1 000 €

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ORTIA D'URBAN

Vie de Louis de Berton de Crillon des Balbes, surnommé le brave Crillon suivie de notes ...

A. Dupont & Roret & Firmin Didot père & fils, Paris 1825-1826, 13,5x22cm, 3 volumes brochés.

first edition.
Our copy is presented in its original pinout.
Small gaps on the backs and joints, a pale marginal wetting on the first volume, scattered foxing.

150 €

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First edition

MALLET DU PAN

Essai historique sur la destruction de la ligue et de la liberté helvétique

de l'imprimerie de Spilsbury, et se trouve chez l'auteur., à Londres 1798, in-8 (13,5x21cm), viij, 296pp., broché.

First edition of a suite of five issues of the English Mercure (published by Du Pan himself), with a preface and additions.
There were in fact 3 editions on the date of 1798.
The work paints a picture of the oppression exercised by the young French republic after the Revolution on the [...]

180 €

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