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Madame Bovary

Lemerre, Paris 1874 (S.d.), In-16 (9x15,8cm), 252pp. et 278pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition edition of Boilvin's 7 etchings (including an engraved and illustrated title) and a portrait of Flaubert on the frontispiece. Beautiful edition, beautifully printed on beautiful tinted and glazed vellum paper. The engravings are drawn on laid and captioned. The engraving on p. 278 of [...]

750 €

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The Works of William Shakspere - Dramatic and Poetical

W. & R. Chambers, Edinburgh s.d. (circa 1860), 9x14cm, 12 volumes reliés.

Publisher's bindings in full green percaline, smooth backs richly adorned, double cold fillets framing the boards.

180 €

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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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First edition

Théophile GAUTIER

Le capitaine Fracasse

Jouaust, Librairie des bibliophiles, Paris 1884, Pet. in-8 (13,5x21cm), 3 volumes reliés.

First edition, illustrated with drawings by Delort engraved by Mongin. Small number of prints on vellum after 150 copies on large paper.
Vintage brown half morocco binding. Back with nerves decorated with 4 florets. Fillet on the boards. Gold, brown and blue marbled paper. Unclipped paper. [...]

450 €

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First edition


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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