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Jean RICHEPIN, Georges Antoine ROCHEGROSSE (1859-1938)

Les débuts de César Borgia

Société d'édition des bibliophiles contemporains, Paris 1890, 17x27cm, relié.

Edition adorned with illustrations by Georges Rochegrosse etched by Paul Avril, François Courboin, Fornet and Manesse and printed 186 numbered copies on laid paper, ours printed specially for Mr Bourdery.
Bradel binding in half orange percaline with corners, smooth back decorated with a gilded [...]

150 €

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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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Barthelemy SASTROW

Mémoires de Barthelemy Sastrow bourgmestre de Stralsund

Imprimerie Jules-Guillaume Fick, Paris 1888, 18,5x25cm, 2 volumes reliés.

First edition, printed on laid paper, of the French translation established by Edouard Fick.
Bindings in brown chocolate morocco half marquet, back with five nerves set with golden threads, some friction on the nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper.
Nice copy.

120 €

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Costumes anciens et modernes. Habiti antichi et moderni di tutto il mondo

Firmin Didot frères 1859, In-8 (15x22,8cm), 2 volumes reliés.

Fourth and best edition of this famous collection of costumes.Graesse, VII, 267: "This new edition reproduces exactly all the costumes figured in the first three, but this time drawn more correctly by M. Seguin and engraved on wood by M. Huyot. " It contains 513 woodcut costume boards in various [...]

450 €

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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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Françoise Bertaut de MOTTEVILLE & Charles-Augustin [...]

Mémoires de Madame de Motteville sur Anne d'Autriche et sa cour

Charpentier, Paris s.d. (circa 1890), 11x18cm, 4 volumes reliés.

New edition based on the manuscript of Conrart, with an annotation extracted from the writings of Monglat, Omer Talon, Retz, Gourville, Leret, Mademoiselle de Montpensier, etc ...
Bindings in half red shagreen, back with four nerves set with black nets and adorned with gilded florets, marbled [...]

80 €

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Michel-Ange Bernard MANGOURIT

Le premier grenadier des armées. Notice sur Corret-Latour-D'Auvergne

Chez tous les marchands de nouveautés, Paris 1801, 12,5x21,5cm, relié.

First Edition published anonymously.
Binding half black sheepskin, smooth back adorned with double golden threads, slight traces of friction on the headdresses, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, speckled slices, some snags on the cuts, Contemporary binding . [...]

200 €

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La Rome des Borgia

Bibliothèques des curieux, Paris 1914, 14x21,5cm, relié.

First edition established and put in order by bibliophile Jacob according to the original manuscript, one of 550 numbered copies on laid.
Binding half shagreen hazel, back with five nerves slightly discolored, golden date tail, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, [...]

50 €

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