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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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Charles Augustin D'AVILER & Pierre-Jean MARIETTE

Cours d'architecture qui comprend les ordres de Vignole, avec des commentaires, les figures & les ...

Chez Jean Mariette, A Paris 1738, In-4 (22x28,5cm), (4) xxxvij, (10) 4p. 3-6p. 5-408p. (40), relié.

New edition, after the first published in 1691, illustrated with a frontispiece and 107 boards including 103 numbered and many on double page. This edition has been reworked, and corrected and brought up to date; previous editions had only 84 boards, many were added on parts that had not been [...]

1 600 €

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Jean-François MARMONTEL

Contes moraux

Chez Merlin, à Paris 1765, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (8) 345pp. et (4) xvj, 376pp. et (6) 312pp., 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés.

First illustrated edition of the charming suite of Gravelot. This edition also appeared in the format in-8.
The illustration includes a portrait by Cochin (engraved by Saint-Aubin), a frontispiece title of Gravelot engraved by Duclos and repeated in three volumes, and 23 figures by Gravelot [...]

500 €

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MOLIERE

Oeuvres de Molière avec des remarques grammaticales; des avertissemens et des observations sur ...

Par La compagnie des libraires associés, Paris 1773, In 8 (12,5x20cm), (4) viij, 520pp. et (4) 576pp. et (4) 551pp. et

First edition of this very famous edition established by Bret. Illustrated book of the famous portrait of Moliere engraved by Cathelin after Mignaud in frontispiece of the first volume, 6 title jewels as well as 33 very fine figures of Moreau Le Jeune. Without a doubt one of the most beautiful [...]

1 800 €

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First edition

Gabriele FAERNO & Charles PERRAULT

Cent fables en latin et en françois, choisies des anciens auteurs, mises en vers latin par Gabriel ...

Chez C. Marsh et T. Payne, à Londres 1744, In-4 (20,5x26cm), (24) 45pp. (1bc.) 238pp. (2), relié.

illustrated Edition. Worms Faerno appeared for the first time in 1564, and the version of Perrault in 1699.

3 800 €

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François Baculard D'ARNAUD

Nouvelles historiques

Chez Delalain, à Paris 1777, Grd. in-8 (14,5x22cm), (4) xxij (2) 486pp. (3) et (4) 404pp. (1), 2 volumes reliés.

First illustrated edition of 3 stamps and 3 figures Eisen Volume I (and 3 engraved music pages) and & figure Marillier, 2 and 3 of Barbier thumbnail Marillier Volume II.
Binders full of veal time scales. Back with nerves decorated. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in green [...]

400 €

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Marguerite d' ANGOULEME NAVARRE

Heptameron français. Les nouvelles de Marguerite, Reine de Navarre

Chez la Nouvelle Société Typographique, Berne 1792, in-8, xlvij (1bc.) 275pp. et (4) 308pp. et (4) 250pp. (1), 3 volumes reliés.

New edition, illustrated with a frontispiece by Dunker and engraved by Eichler and repeated in three volumes entitled to French Heptaméron 73 figures by Freudeberg and engraved by Gutenberg, Halbou, Henriquez ... 72 and 72 vignettes cul-de-lamp by Dunker engraved by itself and Richter, Eichler. [...]

1 800 €

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Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU

La Nouvelle Héloïse ou Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes

Chez Duchesne, à Paris 1764, In-12 (10x17cm), iv ; 454pp. et (2) 478pp. et (2) 504pp. et (4) 436pp. (8), 4 volumes reliés.

Paris infringement of the first edition under the title, previous called themselves indeed Letters of two lovers (whose original appeared in 1761). The editor Duchesne took the liberty of changing the original division of the letters (Volume 1: 65 Letters, Volume 2: 48 Letters, Volume 3: [...]

900 €

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Jean RACINE, Auguste de Saint-Aubin

Oeuvres de Jean Racine, avec des commentaires par Julien Louis Geoffroy

Le Normant, Paris 1808, 13x21cm, 7 volumes reliés.

Edition sought collective and comprehensive, with important feedback and a Life of Jean Racine by JL Geoffroy.Un portrait of Jean Racine frontispiece, a portrait of Louis Racine engraved by Aved by Augustus Saint-Aubin, facsimile brochure d a then unpublished letter to Monsignor Jean Racine Marshal [...]

450 €

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