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First edition

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de SEVIGNE

Lettres inédites de Mme de Sévigné

Chez Klostermann Fils, Paris 1814, In-8 (13x21cm), 286pp., relié.

First edition.
Binding full morocco lemon long grain ca 1830. Back with fake nerves adorned with 3 boxes richly decorated, black and gold threads. 2 pieces of title in brown morocco.

450 €

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Johann Wolfgang von GOETHE

Goethe's poetische und prosaische werke in zwei banden. [Oeuvres complètes]

J; G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart und Tubingen 1836, Grd. in-8 (18x27cm), 4 volumes reliés.

Goethe's complete works including poetry, drama, novels, critical essays and correspondence. Gothic impression on 2 columns. 5 engravings on steel on strong paper and yellow snakes in the volume 2 by Kaulbach and Felner in a Gothic or classical style and engraved by English, 2 engravings in the [...]

1 000 €

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First edition


Les navigateurs français. Histoire des navigations, découvertes et colonisations françaises

Belin-Leprieur et Morizot, Paris 1847, In-8 (17x25,2cm), 552pp., relié.

First edition illustrated with 12 steel engravings by Rouargue brothers, portraits in foot of sailors with weapons in chromolithography.
Publisher's cardboard in full percaline night blue embossed with special irons. Smooth back decorated with several marine devices (anchor, cannon, globe ...) [...]

250 €

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Paulin, Paris 1835 - 1836, Grd. in 8 (17,5x26,5cm), 768pp. et 895pp., 2 volumes reliés.

Edition illustrated by Tony Johannot, a frontispiece, an engraved title and 800 vignettes engraved on wood (header, headbands, cul-de-lamp). Notice by Sainte Beuve. First printing.
Posterior romantic glossy calf binding signed at the top of the first leaflet: G. Solignac-Mazet, pale red. Smooth [...]

1 000 €

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First edition


A chronicle of England B.C. 55 A.D. 1485

Longmans, Green & Co, London 1864, grand in-8 (20x27cm), 462pp., relié.

first edition, illustrated with drawings by James Doyle, engraved in color by Edmund Evans.
Richly decorated editor carton. Back presenting a special decoration with roses and titles in medallions. Large ornamental plate on the plates with the arms of England in the center, various ornaments [...]

900 €

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Signed book

Maurice LELOIR, Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU

Les confessions

H. Launette & Cie, Paris 1889, 26x35,5cm, 4 volumes reliés.

Illustrated edition of 96 original compositions by Maurice Leloir engraved etching, one of 250 numbered copies on laid to form, only draw after 20 Japan.
Nice copy.
Bindings in black half morocco with corners, back with five nerves set with golden dots and adorned with richly decorated [...]

3 000 €

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First edition



Grasset, Paris 1930, 17x22,5cm, 2 volumes reliés.

first edition, one of 66 numbered copies on Annam de Rives and reimposed in quarto format Tellière
Bindings in half morocco red corners, back with five nerves, golden dates in tails, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and preserved, golden heads, elegant [...]

680 €

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First edition, Signed book

Carl EINSTEIN, Gaston-Louis ROUX

Entwurf einer Landschaft

Edition de la Galerie Simon, Paris 1930, 19x25cm, relié.

First edition, one of 90 numbered copies on Dutch and signed by Carl Einstein and Gaston-Louis Roux on the details page, only edition with 10 on Japan and 10 on Chapelle.
Illustrated Work with five full page black lithographs by Gaston-Louis Roux, one of which is on the [...]

5 000 €

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