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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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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 (12,5x19,5cm), iv ; 454pp. et (2) 478pp. et (2) 504pp. et (4) 436pp. (8), 4 volumes reliés.

First published under the title The New Heloise, previous editions were titled indeed: Letters of two lovers ... (whose original appeared in 1761) The illustration of Cochin and Plover is also the First printing. It is illustrated with a frontispiece of Cochin and twelve boards inset engraved by Le [...]

1 200 €

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Nicolas BOILEAU DESPREAUX

Oeuvres

Chez les Libraires associés, à Paris 1772, in-8 (12,5x21,5cm), (4) cxvi ; 431pp. et (6) 617pp. et (10) 340pp. et (6)

New edition, illustrated with a frontispiece engraved by Picart Winkeles, 2 allegorical figures by van der Meer (the Epistle and the poetic art) and 6 figures after re-engraved by Picart Vinkeles to the lectern, 4 thumbnails title by van der Meer and by F. de Bakker. This edition is also published [...]

600 €

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Jean-François MARMONTEL

Contes moraux

Chez Merlin, à Paris 1765, In-12 (9,7x16,7cm), (2) xvj, 345pp. et (6) 376pp. et (6) 312pp., 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés.

First illustrated edition
Bound in full morocco vintage lemon. back smooth decorated with grotesque scrolls and foliage. parts of title and volume number in red morocco. Triple net framing on the boards. gilt edges. 4 corners bumped. 2 discolored as exhibits.

800 €

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Françoise de GRAFFIGNY

Lettres d'une Péruvienne

De l'imprimerie de Migneret, à Paris 1797, Grd. in-8 (15,5x24,5cm), 487pp. (1), relié.

illustrated bilingual edition of a portrait frontispiece by Left and 6 beautiful figures by Le Barbier, engraved by Patas, Halbou, Lingée. Printing on vellum paper.
Bound in full sheepskin rooted and ice time. spine smooth ornate coffered 2 grotesque lozenges and 2 large florets. part of title [...]

500 €

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First edition

Louis D'USSIEUX

Nouvelles françaises

Chez Brunet, à Paris 1775 - 1779, in-8 (13,5x21,7cm), (6) 214pp. ; (2) 40pp. et 50, 44, 43, 51, 54p., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition, illustrated with 10 figures, 10 headers, and 10 tail-lamp by Martini and Desrais engraved by Gaucher.
Binders in full sheepskin granite and porphyry contemporary. back smooth decorated. upper cover of Volume I threadbare. Shortages tail of Volume I. shortages ahead of the second [...]

350 €

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Jean-François REGNARD

Œuvres complètes

De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, chez la veuve Duchesne et fils, à Paris 1790, In-8 (13x20,5cm), (4) xxxvj, 406pp. (1) et

The best and most complete editions of Regnard, when it contains much the fifth and sixth volumes, fired small number (as well as Cohen suggests), and found rarely joined the top four. It is illustrated with a portrait of the author by Rigaud engraved by Tardieu and beautiful figures of 11 and [...]

1 400 €

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LUCAIN

La pharsale traduite en vers français par Brébeuf

De l'imprimerie de Crapelet, à Paris 1795 An IV, in-8 (12x20cm), (4) xlix, 376pp. et (4) 409pp., 2 volumes reliés.

Edition illustrated by First printinging (figures before the letter). Establishment text, notes and comments Billecocq.
Binding right calf granite contemporary. Back smooth decorated with two suns and 2 finials. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in green morocco. Corners bumped. [...]

350 €

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Claude Joseph DORAT

Mes fantaisies. Mes nouveaux torts.

Chez Delalain & Monory, A Paris & Amsterdam 1770-1775, In-8 (13,5x20,5cm), 363pp. et xxij, 23-232p., 2 volumes reliés.

Third edition statement (significantly increased) for My fantasies; My new wrongs are on the date of the original, but from another distributor that Delalain. frontispiece engraved by Marillier by Ghendt and a figure of the same engraved by Gaucher for My new wrongs. A [...]

600 €

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