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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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Torquato Tasso (dit) LE TASSE

Jérusalem délivrée, poëme traduit de l'italien, nouvelle édition précédée de la vie du Tasse

Imprimerie de Bossange et Masson, Paris 1811, In Folio (28x45cm), (2) ff.-L pp.-(1) ff.-176 pp.,, relié.

Folio edition printed in a small number of copies on large vélin paper. Translated by Le Brun and with a preface from the 1774 edition. The illustrations are from the Italian edition published by Didot in 1784. With a frontispiece and 40 illustrations by Cochin engraved by Saint-Aubin, Tilliard, [...]

1 200 €

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Charles de Secondat MONTESQUIEU

Le temple de Gnide

Chez Le Mire, AParis 1772, Grd. in 8 (15,5x24cm), (2) vij, 104pp., relié.

Edition first edition of this famous illustrated eighteenth. The text was entirely engraved by Drouet. The illustration, entirely engraved by Le Mire includes a title engraved frontispiece (it is "avant la lettre." And nine figures by Eisen. Printing paper size. Calf Full sheepskin marbled period. [...]

400 €

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Jean-François REGNARD

Œuvres complètes

De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, chez la veuve Duchesne et fils, à Paris 1790, 6 tomes en 6 Vol. in 8 (12,5x20cm), (4)

The best and most complete editions of Regnard, when it contains much the fifth and sixth volumes, fired small number (as indicated by Cohen), and are rarely found attached to four premiers.Elle is illustrated a portrait of the author by Rigaud engraved by Tardieu and 11 beautiful figures of Moreau [...]

1 000 €

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First edition

Marie Ann le Page DU BOCCAGE

La Colombiade

Chez Desaint et Saillant & Durand, à Paris 1756, in-8 (12x19,5cm), viij 184pp. (2), relié.

First edition, illustrated with a portrait frontispiece by Miss Dormouse, engraved by Tardieu's son and 10 beautiful figures by Chedel. 2 stickers titles and 10 cul-de-lamp. The figures illustrate the discovery of the new world and encounters with indigenous ... Full morocco lemon ca 1900 Back to [...]

1 200 €

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John GAY

Fables

Printed for J. and R. Tonson, London 1737 - 1742, in-8 (12x19,5cm), (14) 173pp. ; (8) 155pp., 2 tomes reliés en un volume.

Mention fifth edition for the first volume, and second for the second edition. The first volume was released for the first time in 1727, a sequel was added him in 1738 and is illustrated with a frontispiece by Scottin (placed at the top of the second volume and dated 1738), two vignettes title, 51 [...]

500 €

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First edition

Claude Joseph DORAT

Lettre de Zeïla, jeune sauvage, esclave à Constantinople, à Valcour, officier françois ; ...

Chez Bauche, à Genève & à Paris 1765, In 8 (13,5x21cm), 39 (1bl.) ; 42 ; 51 (1bc.) ; 51 (1bc.) ; 54 (2bc.), relié.

Artificial collection consists of 5 books Dorat containing several works, all illustrated by 21 fine and beautiful figures of Longueuil and Aliamet after Eisen. Beautiful printing on thick paper. We know that Dorat ruined himself for his editions luxueuses.Détail: Letter Zeila ... Geneva and [...]

600 €

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Salomon GESSNER

Oeuvres de Gessner

Chez Dufart, à Paris S.d. [1797], in-8 (12,5x20cm), (2) xvj 17 - 367p. et (2) 447pp., 2 volumes reliés.

New edition, illustrated with two engraved titles, portrait, 9 figures in Volume I and Volume II in 15 or 27 prints by Monnet, Marillier, Giraud, engraved by Letellier, Dupré. The same issue features in Oxford catalog contains only 18 figures.Plein calf iced vintage marbled. Smooth spine richly [...]

350 €

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Johan van HEEMSKERK

BATAVISCHE ARCADIA, waar in, onder 't loof-werck van liefkooserytjes, gehandelt werdt, van den ...

By Adriaan Wor, Te Amsteldam 1729, Fort in-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (20) 679pp. (75), relié.

New edition, after the complete original 1647 Illustrated frontispiece of a title by Delin, engraved by Laan, a vignette title, frontispiece and 5 folding plates not signées.Plein Velin flexible. Smooth spine with title in black pen. Pages loosened guard. Title frontispiece trimmed short with a [...]

450 €

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