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Circus, magic and illusion

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First edition

Jean-Eugène ROBERT-HOUDIN

Billet de la "banque des soirées fantastiques"

Paris s.d. (1845-1852), 23,8x14,6cm, une feuille.

Invitation to the parties organized by the magician Robert-Houdin "Bank of fantastic evenings: come and see us five hundred times".

1 200 €

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First edition, Signed book

Georges TOURNON

Dessin original signé au fusain et rehauts de gouache : un clown et un nain à la fête du Trône

Paris 1932, 15x9,5cm, une feuille.

Original drawing of the painter and draftsman Georges Tournon, in charcoal enhanced with gouache, signed "G. Tournon Feast of the Throne Paris 1932".
"Georges Tournon was to be a Parisian artist who had acquired a certain dexterity in the art of chewing the street people, he [...]

400 €

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First edition, Signed book

Georges TOURNON

Dessin original signé au fusain et rehauts de gouache : contorsionniste à la fête du Trône

Paris 1932, 15x9,5cm, une feuille.

Original drawing of the painter and draftsman Georges Tournon, in charcoal enhanced with gouache, signed "G. Tournon Feast of the throne Paris 1932".
"Georges Tournon was to be a Parisian artist who had acquired a certain dexterity in the art of chewing the street people, he [...]

280 €

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First edition, Signed book

ADLEN, Victor SERGE

Clowns de Paris

Les éditions des presses du Temps présent, Paris 1959, 26,5x35,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui.

First edition consisting of an album of 25 prints colored, numbered and justified by Adlen, one of the 243 numbered copies on offset Sirène du Marais.
Some small foxing mainly affecting the very first and last leaves.
Our copy unfortunately includes only 22 of the 25 [...]

380 €

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First edition

David BREWSTER

Nouveau manuel de magie naturelle et amusante

Librairie encyclopédique de Roret, Paris 1839, 8,5x13,5cm, relié.

Illustrated edition of 3 folding plates at the end of the volume.
Binding half blue shagreen, smooth back adorned with triple gold fillets, upper back and uneven lack, slotted joints in feet, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, Contemporary binding.
Pleasant [...]

80 €

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First edition

Albert ROBIDA

La vieille France. Provence

A la librairie illustrée, Paris s.d. (1893), 22,5x31,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

Edition.
Binding of the editor in full green calico with corners, smooth back with a gold central jewel and golden wheels in head and tail, framing gilded nets and cold boards on percaline burgundy, guards and contreplats paper blue, illustrated wrappers preserved and bound in (the second [...]

350 €

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First edition, Signed book

GABRIELLO

Souvenirs d'un homme de poids

Les éditions Rabelais, Paris 1950, 12,5x20,5cm, broché.

First edition, one of 100 numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies.
Signed autograph of André Gabriello to Warnod.
Small spots ahead of the second board, copy all margins.

150 €

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First edition

Adrien BARRERE, Emile CODEY

Le cirque de Paris

S.l., Paris 1923, 25,5x33cm, broché.

Edition illustrated with drawings of Adrien Barrere, pseudonym Adrien Baneux.
Text Emile Codey.
The book, accordion-folded, form a mural once deployed.
Slashed on the back with tiny gaps, gaps and tears in margins flat, nice interior state.

400 €

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