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Major works that have marked the history of thought.
Original editions, often rare, and beautiful old editions of these masterpieces take a great place in the library of a bibliophile.

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Frédéric BASTIAT

Harmonies économiques

Guillaumin & Cie, Paris 1855, 11,5x18cm, relié.

New edition consisting of the third revised and expanded edition of this fundamental text of history and economy.
This volume is the sixth volume of Frédéric Bastiat's complete works.
Binding half blue shagreen, back with five nerves adorned with gilt fillets, marbled paper plates, [...]

80 €

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Signed book

Cecil ALDIN, Charles DICKENS

Les papiers posthumes de Pickwick club

Hachette & Cie, Paris 1912, 19x27,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

Edition adorned with original illustrations by Cecil Aldin consisting of 24 color plates and 98 black engravings, one of 250 numbered copies.
Binding to the bradel of the editor in cardboard vellum cream, smooth back, marbled paper plates, contreplats and white paper guards with light [...]

150 €

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First edition


Histoire d'O

Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Sceaux 1954, 12x19cm, broché.

first edition, one of 480 numbered copies on laid paper, only leading copies after 20 Arches paper and 100 other vergé reserved for the press service.
Our copy is full of the rare vignette designed and engraved by Hans Bellmer drawn in blood and present about 200 copies only.
Preface by [...]

4 500 €

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First edition, Signed book

Louis-Ferdinand CELINE

Mort à crédit

Denoël & Steele, Paris 1936, 13,5x21,5cm, relié.

Later edition of 15 days to the first edition (completed printing on May 23, 1936, the first edition dated May 8), mention of 49th edition.
Some small foxinges.
Binding half black morocco, smooth back, golden date tail, boards decorated with a marble paper plate, a small hitch with lack of [...]

2 800 €

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Vingt-mille lieues sous les mers

Hetzel, Paris 1879, Grd. in-8 (18,5x28cm), 434pp., relié.

New edition. 111 drawings by De Neuville and Riou.
Cartonnage editor said "To two elephants" red (signed plate Souze, Lenègre binder tail). second board type Lenègre b, with octagonal cold macaron. This cardboard coexisted with a similar cardboard in 1879, but connected by Engel. Beautiful [...]

700 €

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First edition


Histoire des littératures. Volume I

Gallimard, Bilbiothèque de La Pléiade, Paris 1955, 10,5x17,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

Edition of the library of La Pléiade printed on Bible paper and published under the direction of Raymond Queneau.
Binding publisher full brown grained sheep, smooth back decorated with golden nets.
Nice complete copy of his rhodoïd and incomplete of his jacket.

15 €

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Adolphe THIERS

Histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire

Paulin & Lheureux & Cie, Paris 1845-1862, 13x21,5cm, 20 volumes reliés.

Illustrated edition of inset engravings.
Bindings in half green canvas, smooth backs adorned with a gilded plant motif, gilded tomaison in tails, marbled paper plates, mottled slices.
Some foxinges, small and slight discolorations in the margins of some boards.

280 €

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Auguste LEROUX, Honoré de BALZAC

Eugénie Grandet

A. Ferroud, Paris 1911, 16,5x24cm, relié.

Illustrated edition of 26 original compositions by Auguste Leroux engraved on wood by E. Florian, one of the numbered copies on vellum Arches paper.
Binding in brown chocolate half morocco with corners, back with five nerves set with golden garlands and adorned with triple golden boxes adorned [...]

450 €

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