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First edition

William Makepeace THACKERAY

The history of Pendennis. His fortunes and misfortunes, his friends and his greatest enemy

Bradbury and Evans, London 1849 - 1850, In-8 (14,5x21,5cm), 384pp. et 372pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition
English binding in half green calfskin with contemporary corners. Back to fake nerves richly adorned. title labels and tomaison of brown shagreen. Friction in caps, joints and corners. Trace of brown wetting on the titles engraved in the margin, and on the first 3 insets, the [...]

750 €

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First edition

Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard GRANDVILLE & Honoré de [...]

Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux

Chez Hetzel et Paulin, A Paris 1842, 18x26,5cm, 386pp. et 390pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition, beautifully illustrated with 201 figures inset and 120 vignettes by Grandville.
Bindings in half glossy black calf vintage. Smooth backs decorated with animal irons (monkey, butterfly, bird) in a rocaille frame along. Traces of friction in caps, joints, borders and corners. [...]

700 €

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First edition

Charles DICKENS

The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club

Chapman and Hall, London 1837, Fort in-8 (13,5x21,3cm), xiv (2) 44Pl. 609pp., relié.

First edition
Binding full black contemporary sheepskin. Smooth back decorated with 3 cold irons, a gold iron and multiple wheels. Double framing net on els boards. A hitch in mind. Very rubbed together with stripes on the boards. 2 corners trimmed, the other 2 blunted. The errata sheet, the [...]

450 €

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First edition

Eugène NUS & Antony MERAY

L'empire des légumes. Mémoires de Cucurbitus Ier. Drôleries végétales

G. de Gonet, Paris 1851 (S.d.), Grd. 18x25,8cm, relié.

L'Empire des légumes. Mémoires de Cucurbitus Ier. Drôleries végétales

G. de Gonet, Paris n. d. [1851], 18 x 25,8 cm, half shagreen
 
First, rather rare edition, illustrated with a frontispiece and 24 plates finely engraved on [...]

800 €

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First edition, Signed book

Louis ARAGON

Poème autographe : Distiques pour une carmagnole de la Honte

s.d. (1944-1945), 19,8x26,5cm, une feuille sous étui-chemise.

Autograph manuscript of a poem unpublished until the publication of complete poetry of Aragon in 1974.

5 000 €

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Honoré de BALZAC & George SAND

Le diable à Paris

Hetzel, Paris 1845 -1846, grand in 8 (17,5x27cm), 380pp. et 364pp., 2 volumes reliés.

Illustrated book inset of 212 woodcuts inset Gavarni, except the last 4 which are Bertall, and 800 thumbnails in text.
Copy of First printing. Note the astonishing typographic diversity in terms of illustration (text frames, cul-de-lamp ...). The legendary and satirical Gavarni woods are an [...]

550 €

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First edition

Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard GRANDVILLE & Honoré de [...]

Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux

Chez Hetzel et Paulin, A Paris 1842, 18x26,5cm, 386pp. et 390pp., 2 volumes reliés.

first edition, admirably illustrated with 201 figures out of text and 120 vignettes by Grandville.
Bindings in black half chagrin. Back with false nerves decorated with cold boxes. Titles and golden tones. boards of black shagreen paper. Slight friction. Very fresh set, endowed with a very [...]

800 €

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First edition

Charles MULLER & Paul REBOUX, Charles-Emile CARLEGLE

Rikette aux enfers

Ernest Flammarion, Paris 1914, 15x22cm, broché.

first edition, one of the 30 numbered and justified copies on Japan, drawing of head.
Book illustrated with 90 drawings in black and white by Carlègle.
In preface, a curious "unpublished" by Gustave Flaubert.
Very beautiful example as published, witnesses conserved.

300 €

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