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Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae graece et latine

Hervigen, Bâle 1541, In-8 (12,5x19,5cm), 368 [363]pp. (5), relié.

Bilingual edition produced by Maxime Planude. The Latin version next to the ancient Greek text. Printer's mark on the title page and on the back of the last sheet.
Binding in full soft vellum of time. Hard pale yellow wetting trace sheet 361 at the end.
Life of Aesop written by Maxime Planude.

1 500 €

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Terentius, in quem triplex edita est P. Antesignani Raspitagnensis commentatio

Antoine Vincent, Lyon 1560, (20) 532pp., relié.

New edition. The priviège was shared with Mathieu Bonhomme in Lyon, there are indeed perfectly similar copies but at different addresses.
Binding in full brown contemporary sheepskin. Back with nerves decorated with 4 florets. Title label in the first box, partially torn off. Central rectangle [...]

1 000 €

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First edition



Chez Toussainct Quinet, A Paris 1647, In-8 (11,5x17,7cm), (32) 672pp. (8), relié.

first edition of the translation of Michel de Marolles. An allegorical title-frontispiece with Pompey and Caesar, Mars and a Victory.
Copy with the arms of Claude Molé, Gules, a silver crescent, accompanied in chief by two gold stars; ordinary king's butler (Olivier 1335).
Binding in full [...]

700 €

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First edition



Sumptibus Ant. Urb. Coustelier, LutetiaParisiorum [Paris] 1747, In 12 (9x15cm), xvj, xcvj, 205pp. et xxiv, 231pp. et xij, 254pp., 3 volumes reliés.

First edition of this Latin version given by Etienne Philippe, illustrated with a frontispiece and 16 figures by Cochin, engraved by Duflos. Beautiful headers and lamp bases, finely engraved and unsigned.
The last two volumes contain The Aeneid, the first volume brings together the other works, [...]

350 €

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First edition


Les metamorphoses ou L'ane d'or d'Apulée, philosophe platonicien, avec Le démon de Socrate

Chez Michel Brunet, A Paris 1707, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (10) xiv, 411pp. et (2) 452pp. (4), relié.

Edition illustrated with a beautiful allegorical frontispiece of the Metamorphoses by Desmaretz and engraved by Thomassin and with 12 figures of the same at the top of each book of The Golden Donkey and the Demon of Socrates.
Binding in full marbled and glazed blond sheepskin of the time. [...]

450 €

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La farce de la marmite

Emile Chamontin, Paris 1946, 13x19,5cm, broché.

Edition adorned with original illustrations by Jacques Touchet, one of the numbered copies on vellum.
Nice copy.


30 €

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Daphnis et Chloé

Librairie Floury, Paris 1934, 21x26,5cm, broché.

Edition adorned with 16 original illustrations in and out of text by Georges Leonnec as well as headbands, drop caps and culs-de-lamp, one of the numbered copies.
Nice copy despite the back slightly insolated.
The translation was done by Jacques Amyot and redone largely by Paul-Louis Courier.

100 €

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Signed book


L'Odyssée (chants V et VI)

Henri Creuzevault, Paris 1952, 21,5x32cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui.

Illustrated edition of 14 original Henri Laurens woods, one of 125 numbered copies on laid Montval, single print after 25 Japan or China.
Beautiful copy despite small bites without gravity on the first guards and the page of false title.

1 200 €

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