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L'Île mystérieuse

Hetzel, Paris 1888, Grd. in-8 (17,5x28cm), 616pp., relié.

New edition "A la Banner" with beveled boards, blue franc on a red background. Illustrated with 154 drawings by Férat engraved by Barbant. Catalog CH for the year 1885. Volume triple.
Boxing editor type 6 signed Lenègre. Sign signed Souze. Second flat type e1 with central macaroon on black [...]

600 €

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XIXe siècle. Classe - Moeurs - Usages. Costumes - Inventions

Firmin-Didot, Paris 1893, Grd. et très fort in 8 (21x28,5cm), 774pp., relié.

First edition. Illustrated with a chromotypographic frontispiece, 16 colored planks with patterns, 36 headers and ornate letters and 487 engravings (24 of them taken out of text). Impression on big glossy white vellum.
editor cartel in half red shagreen connected by Engel. Smooth back decorated [...]

380 €

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Jules, sous le pseudonyme de DRANER RENARD

Souvenirs du siège de Paris. Les défenseurs de la capitale. - Les soldats de la République. ...

Au bureau de l'Eclipse, Paris s.d. (circa 1870), 23,5x32cm, 2 volumes reliés en 1.

For each of the two volumes, an original illustrated edition of 32 lithographed plates in color (including the cover) of Draner.
Binding half shagreen red, back with five nerves set with golden dots and adorned with double nets and golden florets, framing nets cold on red cardboard plates, [...]

400 €

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Album du siège, recueil de caricatures publiées pendant le siège dans le Charivari

Aux bureaux du Charivari, Paris s.d. (circa 1870), 23,5x32cm, relié.

First illustrated edition of 39 lithographed plates of Cham and Honoré Daumier.
Binding in half red shagreen, back with five nerves set with golden dots and adorned with double nets and golden florets, framing of cold fillets on red cardboard plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, [...]

300 €

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Vingt-mille lieues sous les mers

Hetzel, Paris 1879, Grd. in-8 (18,5x28cm), 434pp., relié.

New edition. 111 drawings by De Neuville and Riou.
Cartonnage editor said "To two elephants" red (signed plate Souze, Lenègre binder tail). second board type Lenègre b, with octagonal cold macaron. This cardboard coexisted with a similar cardboard in 1879, but connected by Engel. Beautiful [...]

700 €

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L'école des Robinsons

Hetzel, Paris 1882, Grd. in 8 (18x27,2cm), 202pp., relié.

First illustrated edition of 51 drawings by Benett. BC Catalog of 1882 which certifies the First printing.
Poster board "Aux initiales" in the color green fir in a finely grained percaline plate signed Berger, Magnier in the lower back. Beautiful top plate. Headdresses, bits and wedges rubbed. [...]

400 €

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Johann Wolfgang von GOETHE

Goethe's poetische und prosaische werke in zwei banden. [Oeuvres complètes]

J; G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart und Tubingen 1836, Grd. in-8 (18x27cm), 4 volumes reliés.

Goethe's complete works including poetry, drama, novels, critical essays and correspondence. Gothic impression on 2 columns. 5 engravings on steel on strong paper and yellow snakes in the volume 2 by Kaulbach and Felner in a Gothic or classical style and engraved by English, 2 engravings in the [...]

1 000 €

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Eugène SUE

Le juif errant

Paulin, Paris 1845, Grd. in-8 (18,5x27cm), 331pp. ; 332pp et 327pp. ; 352pp., 4 tomes en 2 volumes reliés.

First illustrated edition
Binding half shagreen red vermillion iced corners signed Dupré top of the first page of guard, the late nineteenth. Back with nerves adorned with boxes consisting of triple nets. Title, tomaison and date golden. Filets of separation on the boards. Marbled slices. [...]

900 €

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