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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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EISEN, François LE VAYER DE BOUTIGNY

Tarsis et Zélie

Chez Musier fils, à Paris 1774, 6 parties en 3 vol. in-8 (14,5x21,5cm), xxiij, 563pp. et 563pp. et 597pp., relié.

Illustrated new edition first printing. The figure includes three frontispiece by Cochin, Moreau and Eisen, engraved by Gaucher, Ponce Born; and 20 headers by Eisen, engraved by Helman, De Longueuil, Masquelier and Massard. Elegant shown in neat layout.
Full calf scales blond. Back with five [...]

800 €

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EISEN, Jean de LA FONTAINE

Contes et nouvelles en vers

S.n., A Amsterdam 1764, in-8 (12,5x20,5cm), 2 volumes reliés.

First Edition. The first and most beautiful of all fakes made of the famous edition of the Farmers-General, and the masterpiece of Eisen. It is beautifully illustrated with 80 figures by Eisen (40 per volume on strong paper), re-engraved for the occasion by Boilly (some are unsigned). 60 tail-lamp, [...]

600 €

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Nicolas BOILEAU DESPREAUX

Oeuvres de M. Boileau Despréaux

Chez David & Durand, à Paris 1747, 5 tomes en 5 vol. in-8 (12x18,5cm), (1f. fx tit.) (1f. fr.) (1f. tit.) lxxx ; 488pp.

Illlustrée first edition, decorated with a portrait of the author by Rigaud etched Daulé, 39 vignettes including 5 bands, 31 tail-lamp including 18 signed by Eisen (against 25 counted by Cohen), engraved by Boucher, Aveline , Delafosse and Tardieu (most unsigned) and 6 beautiful figures for the [...]

1 200 €

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Jean RACINE

Oeuvres de Jean Racine, avec des commentaires, par M. Luneau de Boisjermain

De l'imprimerie de Louis Cellot, à Paris 1768, in-8 (12,5x19,5cm), 7 volumes reliés.

First printing of this famous edition of Racine, illustrated with a portrait of Racine by Santerre and 12 figures Plover engraved by Duclos, Flipart Lemire, Lempereur Levasseur. The figures are not are captioned, and the announcement Cohen. "Besides Figures are almost always without a caption [...]

900 €

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First edition

MARMONTEL

Chefs-d'oeuvre dramatiques, ou recueil des meilleures pieces du théâtre françois, tragique, ...

De l'imprimerie de Grangé, à Paris 1773, grand in-4 (22x29cm), xij, lxxij, 107p. vij, 118p. xvj, 132p. (3), relié.

First edition, beautifully illustrated and finely 3 figures, 15 header, and 10 tail-lamp, all by Eisen and engraved by de Launay young Helman, Masquelier, Born and Ponce. Printing on large paper.
Full mottled calf contemporary. Back tooled raised, wheels and tail head. Part of title in red [...]

800 €

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First edition

Jean-François de LA HARPE

Tangu et Félime. Poeme en IV chants

Chez Pissot, Paris 1780, in-8 (16x24cm), 64pp., relié.

First edition, illustrated with a frontispiece and 4 thin figures by Marillier engraved by Ponce De Ghendt ... Cardboard navy late nineteenth century. Golden tail and date title. Copy uncut, connected as it was issued, in part uncut; sheets containing engravings have a smaller size; the blue [...]

200 €

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François LE VAYER DE BOUTIGNY

Tarsis et Zélie

Chez Musier fils, à Paris 1774, 6 parties en 3 Vol. in 8 (13x21,8cm), xxiij, 563pp. et 563pp. et 597pp., relié.

Illustrated new edition first printing. The figure includes three frontispiece by Cochin, Moreau and Eisen, engraved by Gaucher, Ponce Born; and 20 headers by Eisen, engraved by Helman, De Longueuil, Masquelier and Massard. Elegant shown in the layout soignée.Demi morocco olive green late [...]

850 €

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First edition

ANACREON & SAPHO, par Charles EISEN

Anacréon, Sapho, Bion et Moschus, traduction nouvelle en Prose, suivie De la veillée des fêtes ...

Chez Le Boucher, à Paphos & se trouve à Paris 1773, In 8 (14x22,2cm), (4) iv, 280pp., relié.

First edition of this translation of Moutonnet Clairfonds and first print of the illustration, which includes a frontispiece, 12 headers and 13 tail-lamp Eisen, engraved by Massard and Duclos. Title page in red and red morocco noir.Plein late nineteenth signed Pickering. Spine ribbed Jansenist. [...]

800 €

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