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Lettre aux anglais

Gallimard, Paris 1946, 14x20cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

First French edition, one of 1040 numbered copies on Plumex paper.
Cartonnage of the publisher bound according to the original model of Paul Bonet.
Beautiful copy.

120 €

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Claude Joseph DORAT

Les sacrifices de l'amour, ou lettres de la Vicomtesse de Senanges, et du Chevalier de Versenai. ...

Chez Le prieur, A Paris 1793, in-18 (8x13,5cm), xvj, 17-248p. et 232pp., 2 volumes reliés.

New edition, after the original from 1771, illustrated with 2 frontispieces by Blanchard.
Half brown sheepskin bindings of the time. Smooth back decorated with 2 irons and 2 grotesque boxes. Black morocco title and number pieces. A slot at the head of volume I. Traces of friction. Bottom corner [...]

150 €

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Contes de la bécasse

E. Rouveyre & G. Blond, Paris 1883, 12x18,5cm, 298pp., relié.

First edition for which it was not drawn from large papers.
Binding in half black heartache of the time. Back to nerves decorated with nets. Golden title. Scattered freckles.
Ex libris engraved De la Germonière.
On March 20, 1883, Guy de Maupassant signed a nine-year contract with the [...]

1 200 €

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François René de CHATEAUBRIAND


Chez Lefèvre & Lendentu, A Paris 1838, In-8 (14,5x22,5cm), 6 volumes reliés.

New illustrated edition of 25 plates, either of a portrait on the frontispiece by Girodet and engraved by Hopwood, 5 figures on steel by Johannot in volume 1, 5 in volume 2, 9 in volume 3 and a folding map, 3 in volume 4, 2 portraits on steel in volume 6. Johannot for illustrations, others for [...]

700 €

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Les mille et une nuits, contes arabes

Ernest Bourdin, Paris 1840 (S.d.), in-8 (18x26cm), 480pp. et 576pp. et 482pp., 3 volumes reliés.

First edition of 3 false titles, 3 frontispieces including a gold statement, and abundantly illustrated with ornaments and in-text vignettes, as well as some inserts by Andrew Best Leloir, Levilly. Edition produced from the text of 1704 corrected with a dissertation by Baron Silvestre de [...]

600 €

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Charles de Secondat MONTESQUIEU

Dialogue de Sylla et d'Eucrate

Impressions des deux-collines, Lyon 1920, 33x36cm, broché.

New edition, one of 10 numbered copies on old China, ours printed specially for Jean Comte.
Some tears at the level of the witnesses of certain sheets, two small spots on the front cover, a slight hole on the cover page due to the quality of the paper.

120 €

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Nicolas Joseph Florent GILBERT

Oeuvres complètes

Dalibon, Paris 1823, 13,5x21,5cm, relié.

New illustrated edition of 5 inset engravings including a portrait of the author in frontispiece.
Binding in full red glossy calf, back with four nerves set with golden borders richly decorated with golden typography patterns and cold stamped, golden friezes at the head and tail, golden casters [...]

300 €

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First edition

Honoré de BALZAC

Balthazar Claës ou La recherche de l'absolu

Charpentier, Paris 1839, In-12 (11x17,5cm), 346pp., relié.

First edition in-12, with a text edited by the author, therefore partly original, with a new dedication dated June 1839 To Madame Joséphine Delonnoy
Vintage hazelnut half sheepskin binding. Smooth back decorated with a romantic long iron and tail and head castors. Wrapped paper boards tied [...]

400 €

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