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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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PAMELA, ou la vertu recompensée

Aux dépens de la Compagnie, à Amsterdam 1744, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,2cm), (26) 480pp. et (2) 491pp. et (6) 635pp. et (2) 646pp., relié.

New edition, illustrated with 32 figures by Punt and title vignette repeated on 4 volumes. Title pages in red and black. First edition, it seems, has to be fully illustrated, previous editions showed only four headpieces, however it should be noted that the figures are dated 1742 The mention of [...]

550 €

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First edition

Giovanni Ambrogio MARINI

Les desesperés, histoire héroïque

Chez Pierre Prault, à Paris 1732, in-12 (9,5x17cm), (12) 213pp. ; (4) 174pp., 2 tomes reliés en un volume.

French Edition translated (and arranged) by Jean Rieux Tight; 9 figures which illustrated frontispiece by Humblot, engraved by Baquoy. Absent Cohen (Books for prints of the eighteenth) .Plein Calf time. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Head cover fragile. Loss of each jaw in head [...]

350 €

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Chez Clement Plonteux, à Liège 1777, 7 tomes en 7 Vol. in 8 (12,5x20,5cm), relié.

Mention new edition, considerably increased. Indeed, it has been added to this multi-volume edition, in addition to the figures. llustrée a portrait by Monet frontispiece of Volume I and Figures 4 Meon. Volumes II: 4 figures Meon. Volume III: 10 figures by Monnet. Beautiful illustration, neat and [...]

850 €

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Histoire de Guzman d'Alfarache

Aux dépens de la Compagnie, à Amsterdam 1777, in-12 (9x16,5cm), (2) 210 (2) 211-392 pp et (8) 178 (2)183-400 pp, 4 tomes reliés en 2 volumes.

New edition, illustrated with 17 figures including a frontispiece unsigned. The first edition of the translation of Lesage date 1732.Pleine Sheepskin marbled time. Back tooled raised. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Hat Volume 1 partly threadbare. Cap tail tome I pulled out. Tail [...]

350 €

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Les amours de Théagène et Chariclée. Histoire éthiopique

S.n., à Londres 1743, in-12 (9,5x15cm), x, 213pp. et 190pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First printing of this illustrated edition whose translation of Father Desfontaine was published for the first time in 1729 a frontispiece, 5 figures for Volume I and Volume II 6, the chart entitled Conclusion often and 10 missing headbands title. The boards are not signed. Jolie edition, although [...]

550 €

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Signed book



de l’imprimerie de Moutardier., à Paris 1796, in 16 (10,5x14cm), (4) vij (1bc) v-xxxij, 124pp. 44., deux parties reliées en un volume.

New illustrated edition of these Romances. Frontispiece and 13 figures unsigned, and 44 pages of engraved music. Printed on thick rod. Full marbled calf contemporary. Smooth spine decorated with arabesques and jewels. Triple Net framework on boards. Gilt edges. Good copy. Smear the corners and jaw. [...]

350 €

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First edition

Luis de OLOD

Tratado del Origen y Arte de Escribir Bien...

en la imprenta de Carlos Sapera., Barcelona 1768, in Folio (21x31cm), (10) 116pp. 25 pl., relié.

first edition (edition of 1766 is a fictional statement for 1770) illustrated 25 boards calligraphy, the last three are the different alphabets, Samaritan, Arabic ... well above the three boards are boards engraved (dècor capital letters). Note p. 40 great vignette representing an alphabet in a [...]

1 300 €

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