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First edition


Zoologie, Tome 1

Gallimard, Galerie de La Pléiade, Paris 1963, 10,5x17,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

First edition of the French translation, one of 110 numbered copies on Alfa paper, only large papers.
Beautiful copy, from the "Crossfire, Souls and Foreign Lands" collection.

25 €

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Le monde souterrain ou merveilles géologiques

A. Mame & fils, Tours s.d. (circa 1840), 10,5x17,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

New edition.
Binding in full black shagreen, smooth back decorated with golden romantic arabesques, golden wheels slightly dimmed on the caps, framing of a golden thread on the boards richly decorated with romantic arabesques cold stamped, marbled edges, golden borders at the heads and in [...]

100 €

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Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de BUFFON & Louis [...]

Oeuvres complètes de Buffon, avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier

Au bureau des Publications illustrées, Paris 1842, 17x26cm, 6 volumes reliés.

New edition printed on two columns.
Bindings in half shagreen bottle green, smooth backs decorated with cold stamped typographic patterns and golden wavy fillets, golden friezes in tails of the backs, marbled paper plates, paper guards and counterplates in the tank,.
Some small foxinges, [...]

600 €

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Le jardin des plantes. Description et moeurs des mammifères de la ménagerie et du muséum ...

J. J. Dubochet et cie, Paris 1845, Fort et grd. in-8 (18,5x27cm), relié.

New edition, after the first one published in 1842 by the same publisher. This edition should not be confused with that of the garden of plants published by Curmer on the same date. illustrated book with 110 figures on wood in text and 50 pl. ht including a foldout and 4 birds colored after [...]

500 €

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Les maladies microbiennes des animaux

Masson & Cie, Paris 1903, 15,5x25cm, 2 volumes reliés.

Third edition partly original because completely remelted and considerably increased.
Bindings in Havana half shagreen, back with five nerves, rubbed backs, framing of cold fillets on caramel cardboard trays, first board of the second volume marginally shorn, guards and contreplats of handmade [...]

350 €

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First edition


The insect

T. Nelson and sons, London 1875, 17x26cm, relié.

The Insect
T. Nelson and Sons | London 1875 | 17 x 26 cm | morocco
First English edition decorated with 140 illustrations by Hector Giacomelli.
Bound in half red morocco, spine with gilt stippling and adorned with double gilt compartments richly decorated with gilt typographic motifs and [...]

450 €

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Théorie pour l'exercice et les manoeuvres de l'infanterie. Ordonnance du 4 Mars 1831. Ecole du ...

C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, Paris 1848, 7,5x12,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

New augmented edition of the service in the posts.
Binding in half brown sheepskin with small corners, smooth discolored back adorned with a gilt typographic floret, marbled paper plates with some scratches, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, speckled edges, Contemporary [...]

60 €

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First edition

Jean-Etienne BERCE

Faune entomologique française : Papillons (lépidoptères). Description de tous les papillons qui ...

Deyrolle, Paris 1867-1878, 11x18cm, 7 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Binding half brown sheepskin, back slightly discolored five nerves adorned with golden floral motifs, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, speckled edges, bindings of the time.
Illustrated book of 74 plates inset of which 67 hand-colored.
Our [...]

600 €

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