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Illustrated books from XVIIIth century

The illustrated books of the eighteenth century are among the finest achievements of History. "Age d'Or" of the illustration, the Enlightenment's century was also the one of the Artist's books: Coypel, Boucher, Eisen, Gravelot, Moreau, Oudry, Marillier, Fragonard, Prud’hon...

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First edition

Louis-Anathase de CRILLON

Mémoires philosophiques du Baron de ***

Chez Berton, A Vienne Et se trouve à Paris 1777 - 1778, In-8 (12,5x19,5cm), (2) 4pp. (2) 304pp. et 352pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 inset figures engraved with aquatint, including a view of the interior of the famous café des philosophes, the Procope in Paris.

400 €

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First edition

Giovanni Battista MASCOLO, Johann Wolfgang BAUMGARTNER [...]

Encomia Coelituum, Digesta Per Singulos Anni Dies, Una Cum Veterum Fastis, Recensibitus Victorias, ...

Vienne 1753-1755, in-12 (11x17,5cm), (24) 158 pp. et 159-324 pp. et 325-505 pp. et 506-677 pp., 4 volumes reliés.

First illustrated edition of 366 figures

2 000 €

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First edition

Pierre LE TOURNEUR, François Anne DAVID

Histoire d'Angleterre représentée par figures

Chez l'auteur, François Anne David, A Paris 1784 - 1800, In-4 (19,5x26,5cm), (4) 194pp. et (4) 211pp. et (4) 116pp., 3 volumes reliés.

First edition, very rare, augmented by a third volume published 16 years later, in 1800, and dedicated to wars in the colonies, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Canada and the American war of independence. She is superbly illustrated with 111 hors-texte engraved figures engraved by François Anne DAVID after [...]

1 600 €

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First edition

Guillaume-Germain GUYOT, François-Anne DAVID

Histoire de France représentée par figures, accompagnées de discours

Chez l'auteur, M. David, à Paris 1787-1796, in-4 (20x26,2cm), (4) 168 pp. et 204 pp. et (4) 200 pp. et (4) 184 pp. et

First edition, rare, illustrated with 5 engraved titles and 140 hors-texte figures drawn in red on hard paper, with a specific ornamental border for each volume, corresponding to each era described by each volume. Print on large vellum paper.
Publisher's binding in full blond calf jasped and [...]

2 600 €

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ERASME

L'Eloge de la folie

s.n., s.l. (Paris) 1751, in-4 (18x23,5cm), (8) xxiv ; 222 pp. (2), relié.

L’éloge de la folie [In Praise of Folly]
n. n. | [Paris] 1751 | 4to (18 x 23.5 cm) | (8) xxiv ; 222 pp (2)
| contemporary morocco
First print of this revised and corrected edition based on the text of the Basel edition, one of the grand papier [...]

10 000 €

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First edition

Jean MONNET & Anne Gabriel MEUSNIER DE QUERLON

Anthologie françoise ou chansons choisies [avec] Chansons Joyeuses

1765, in-8 (11,5x18cm), 7 (1) 64 pp. 318pp. ; (2) 317pp. ; (2) 320pp. ; (2) 80pp. 16 pp. (1) 110pp. 16pp., 4 volumes reliés.

First edition in 4 volumes illustrated with 4 engravings and a portrait of the author frontispiece of the first volume

1 200 €

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First edition

Charles BONNET

Recherches sur l'usage des feuilles dans les plantes, et quelques autres sujets relatifs à ...

Chez Elie Luzac, fils, à Gottingue & Leide 1754, in-4 (20x26cm), VII (1) 343pp., relié.

First illustrated edition of 31 folding plates.
Binding full speckled calf, back with five nerves adorned with double boxes and gilded florets, piece of brown morocco title, gold roulette head and foot, triple golden net framing boards, gold wheels highlighting the cuts, contreplats and guards [...]

600 €

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Dom Charles Joseph BEVY

Histoire des inaugurations des rois, empereurs, et autres souverains de l'univers, depuis leur ...

Chez Moutard, A Paris 1776, In-8 (12,5x20cm), xvj, 559pp. (5), relié.

First edition, illustrated with 14 beautiful costume boards representing about 80 French costumes from the thirteenth to the eighteenth century.
Binding full brown marbled vintage calf. Back to nerves adorned. Title piece in red morocco. Worthy restorations at the head and tail joints, idem in [...]

700 €

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