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This goatskin originally imported from Morocco is used since the sixteenth century for prestige bindings. Made by a good bookbinder, full morocco is still today the most luxurious trim of a precious book.

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La mort difficile

Simon Kra, Paris 1926, 12,5x18cm, relié.

First edition, one of the numbered copies on Holland paper, head print after Japan.
Illustrated book, frontispiece, of a portrait of René Crevel.
Binding in full black morocco, smooth back, tail date, boards decorated with a geometric pattern of crisscrossed fillets stamped with gold and [...]

800 €

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Le miracle

Les amis d'Edouard, Paris 1919, 12,5x16,5cm, relié.

First edition, one of 80 numbered copies on Holland paper, ours not justified, only print after 2 Japan.
Binding in full burgundy morocco, back with 6 nerves decorated with gilded nets comprising tiny traces of friction, letter and number of the gilded collection at the top and bottom, [...]

100 €

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Antoine François PREVOST D'EXILES (dit Abbé PREVOST)

Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut

Javal et Bourdeaux, Paris 1927, In-4 (24,5x29cm), relié.

Edition illustrated in the first print of 15 watercolors by René Lelong, engraved on copper with wash and dotted lines, in the 18th century style, by Delzers, and printed in colors at the location. One of 100 copies printed on bluish Arches paper paper.
Copy with arms at the tail of Henriette [...]

1 600 €

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Jean de SILHON

Le ministre d'estat, avec le veritable usage de la politique moderne

Chez Antoine Michiels [Elzevier], Amsterdam [Leyde] 1661 - 1662, Pet. in 12 (7,5x12,5cm), (24) 384pp. et (24) 485pp.

Rare meeting of the three parts of the Minister of State having appeared separately. The first part appeared for the first time in Paris, at Toussaint du Bray, in 1631, the second and third appeared respectively in 1643 and 1651 with the same publisher and were later picked up by the Elzeviers. [...]

1 600 €

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First edition, Signed book


The ruined abbeys of yorkshire

Seelay, Jackson, and Halliday, London 1883, Pet. in-Folio (25x35,5cm), 71pp., relié.

Original illustrated edition of 12 magnificent etchings by Brunet-Debaines and H. Toussaint drawn on vellum of Arches paper. 33 in-text figures (plans, details, views ...).
autograph dedication of the author

2 400 €

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First edition

Peter Simon PALLAS & Baron Jean de REUILLY

Description du Tibet

Chez Bossange, A Paris 1808, In-8 (13x20,5cm), xij, 89pp., relié.

Original, rare edition, translated by Baron Jean de Reuilly.
Binding in full red Russian leather of time.

1 200 €

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First edition, Signed book


Elisabeth ou les exilés en Sibérie

Janet et Cotelle, Paris 1823, In-12 (10x17,5cm), 305pp., relié.

New edition. Copy on vellum paper, with the 3 figures in 3 states, including pure etching.
Binding in full aubergine morocco with long grain, signed in the tail Hering and Muller. Smooth back decorated with romantic long irons. Golden title. Framing of filt and spandrels on the boards. golden [...]

400 €

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Nouveau receuil de prieres devotes, à divers estats, de la vie chretienne

Chez Antoine Jean Preys, A Prague 1739, In-16 (8x13cm), 166pp., relié.

rare print of Prague illustrated with a frontispiece and 34 figures on baroque copper, by Sodermeyer, Pfeffel and Engelbrecht.
Binding in full black morocco of time. Mute back with ornate nerves. boards decorated with a large frame or lace and a large central finial. Golden slices. Upper joint [...]

250 €

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