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Cyrano de Bergerac

Charpentier & Fasquelle, Paris 1898, 13,5x19,5cm, relié.

first edition on current paper and without mention.
A split and glued bit, a tear on the margin of the first board that was restored on its back with the help of an adhesive piece, some foxinges on all the notebooks, a small tear glued to the head of the second board, a tiny hole at the top [...]

800 €

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First edition, Signed book

André GIDE

Philoctète. - Le traité du Narcisse. - La tentation amoureuse. - El Hadj

Mercure de France, Paris 1899, 14,5x19cm, relié.

first edition for "Philoctète" and "El Hadj", one of 300 numbered copies on laid Arches paper, only draw.
Binding in the bradel half carton vellum style, smooth back, title label of heartbreak blue marbled paper plates, insolated blankets and heavily burnished back, golden head, binding signed [...]

3 000 €

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First edition, Signed book


Abbahagyott versek

S.n., Budapest 1971, 13,5x22,5cm, broché.

First edition.
Back and flat slightly and marginally discolored and insolated without gravity.
Rare signed autograph, in French, from Illyes Gyula to her friend Véronique (Charaire), her French translator.

100 €

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First edition


L'évangile du soleil

Fasquelle, Paris 1932, 14,5x23cm, broché.

First edition, one of 20 copies on Japan, ours printed especially for Madame Fasquelle among the copies out of trade, only leading copies.
Small tears in the foot of the back at the witnesses, tiny bites without gravity on the boards.
Nice and rare copy at all margins.

1 200 €

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First edition, Signed book


Avant l'exil 1887-1919. - En exil

Plon, Paris 1952-1954, 14x20,5cm, 2 volumes brochés.

First edition for each of the volumes, one of 60 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper for "Before exile", one of 35 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper for "In exile", each being one of the 10 out of trade, only leading copies.
Back of the first volume insolated, otherwise [...]

3 500 €

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First edition, Signed book

Louis-Ferdinand CELINE


Denoël & Steele, Paris 1933, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition, one of the 250 non-commercial copies numbered on Alfa paper and reserved for the press service.
Beautiful illustrated copy of a photographic frontispiece "The unknown of the Seine".
Exceptional and precious autograph dedication signed by Louis-Ferdinand [...]

6 800 €

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First edition, Signed book

Boris VIAN


Vrille, Paris 1953, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition, one of the review copies service.
Back slightly insolated, otherwise nice copy.
Foreword by Raymond Queneau.
Full copy of his trailer: "By the author of" I will spit on your graves ".
Rare and precious autograph signed by Boris Vian to Jean-Louis Barrault and [...]

5 000 €

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First edition, Signed book


La guerre notre mère

Albin Michel, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition of the French translation from which it was not drawn large papers, printed stamp of press service at the foot of the second board.
Nice copy, a piece of the trailer attached: "It's the war that made men what they are".
Very rare and precious autograph dedication [...]

2 800 €

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