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First edition

Théodore MONOD & Paul de CENIVAL

Description de la côte d'Afrique de Ceuta au Sénégal par Valentim Fernandes

Librairie Larose, Paris 1938, 13,5x20cm, relié.

First edition published under the aegis of the Committee for Historical and Scientific Studies of French West Africa.
Back and boards slightly and marginally exposed and discolored.

200 €

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First edition


Histoire civile du royaume de Naples

Chez Pierre Gosse & Isaac Beauregard, A La Haye 1742, In-4 (21x25cm), (2) XXVIII, 656pp. et (2) VIII, 755pp. et (2)

First french edition, the translation of which is attributed to Louis de Bochat and Desmonceaux. It is illustrated with a portrait on the frontispiece, 4 title vignettes and a plate of medals.
Binding in half brown sheepskin, small corners. Back to nerves decorated with nets. title label of [...]

1 000 €

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Maximes des princes et estats souverains

S.n., Cologne 1686, in 12 (8x13,5cm), (8) 222pp. (2), relié.

Edition at the Sphere, of the Elzevier press. The meaning of the word Maximes is quite far from the modern meaning, it is more related to what presides over the interests of Princes, and by what precisely they are linked. The book constitutes a history of international relations, studying the [...]

260 €

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First edition

Alexandre DUMAS

Histoire de Louis XIV et de son siècle

Fellens et Dufour, Paris 1844 - 1845, Grd. in-8 (17x27cm), 492pp. et 542pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition, illustrated with 30 inserts in volume 1
Binding in full heart green fir contemporary. Smooth back decorated with 3 romantic cold irons and golden casters. Golden title and number. Framing lace on the boards.

800 €

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First edition

Eléazar de MAUVILLON

Histoire de Pierre I. surnommé Le Grand, Empereur de toutes les Russies

Chez Arkstée et Merkus, A Amsterdam et Leipzig 1742, Pet. in-8 (10x17cm), (24) 464pp. et (2) 404pp. et (2) 504pp., 3 volumes reliés.

Original, rare edition, illustrated with 14 figures (of Pierre I and the Empress Catherine on the frontispiece, many folding engravings of the medals, the Croosnlot castle, the Neva, the battles of the Poltawa and the Pruth).
Dutch binding in full brown calf of marbled contemporary. Ornate [...]

900 €

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Jean-François Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de RETZ

Mémoires du cardinal de Retz

Foucault, Paris 1825, 13,5x21,5cm, 3 volumes reliés.

Edition published in the collection of memories relating to the history of France.
Bindings in half navy blue calfskin, smooth backs adorned with golden wavy edging and cold-stamped typographic patterns, marbled paper boards, paper guards and counterplates,
preserved covers, romantic [...]

170 €

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First edition, Signed book


Le comte de Provence à Brunoy (1774-1791). Recherches sur les fêtes, le théâtre, les chasses et ...

Jean Schemit, Paris 1909, 20x26,5cm, broché.

First Edition printed 300 copies numbered and justified by the publisher.
Slightly insolated back with small tears, small marginal tears with tiny gaps on the fragile parchment cover covering the boards.
Illustrated book of 28 plates inset and 24 in-text reproductions.

80 €

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First edition


Deux batailles navales. Lépante. - Trafalgar

Les éditions de France, Paris 1935, 13,5x21cm, broché.

First edition, one of 10 numbered copies on Japan, ours bearing the No. 1, leading print.
Small tears in the foot of the back at the level of witnesses.
Nice copy at all margins.

150 €

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