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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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First edition

André GIDE

Les poésies d'André Walter

Librairie de l'art indépendant, Paris 1892, 15x19cm, relié sous étui.

First edition, one of 180 numbered copies on tinted vellum, only print after 10 Japan.
Binding in full black morocco, back with five nerves, golden date at the tail, guards and beige moiré silk counterparts, framing of a golden net on the counterparts, all golden sections, preserved covers and [...]

2 500 €

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Madame Bovary

Lemerre, Paris 1874 (S.d.), In-16 (9x15,8cm), 252pp. et 278pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition edition of Boilvin's 7 etchings (including an engraved and illustrated title) and a portrait of Flaubert on the frontispiece. Beautiful edition, beautifully printed on beautiful tinted and glazed vellum paper. The engravings are drawn on laid and captioned. The engraving on p. 278 of [...]

750 €

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First edition

Jean-Léon GEROME, Victor HUGO

Les orientales

Georges Chamerot, Paris 1882, 24x33cm, relié.

First edition, one of 53 numbered copies on Madagascar.
Beautiful copy.
Binding in half black morocco with corners, smooth back, paper plates with patterns evoking flames, guards and counterplates of snake skin paper, covers and back preserved, golden head.

1 700 €

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First edition

André Pierre LE GUAY DE PRETMONVAL & Bernard le [...]

L'esprit de Fontenelle. Ou recueil de pensées tirées de ses ouvrages

Chez Pierre Gosse, A La Haye 1744, In-12 (10x17cm), (4) lx (2) 276pp., relié.

First edition, illustrated with a captioned, unsigned frontispiece and a title sticker with the banner banner: Illuminat et foecundat. Title page in red and black.
Dutch binding in full vintage brown morocco. Back to nerve decorated with cold decorated boxes. title label of cold brown morocco. [...]

350 €

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First edition

Noël Etienne R.P. SANADON

Prieres et instructions chrétiennes

Chez Charles-Pierre Berton, A Paris 1778, In-12 (10,2x17,2cm), xij, 588pp., relié.

New edition.
Binding in full vintage red morocco. Ornate nerves back, tail and head caster. title label in red morocco. Triple framing net with angular finials. Inner caster. Golden slices.

200 €

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Livre d'eglise latin-françois, suivant le breviaire et le missel de Paris, contenant l'office du ...

Chez Les libraires associés, A Paris 1761- 1765, In-12 (10x17,2cm), (18) cxij, 675pp. (1) et (18) cxij, 600pp. et (16)

New edition.

400 €

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First edition, Signed book

Jean LORRAIN, Antoon Van WELIE


Pierre Douville, Paris 1906, 13x19,5cm, relié.

First edition, one of 10 numbered copies on Holland paper, only large papers.
Illustrated cover by Antoon Van Welie.
Binding in full burgundy morocco, back with five nerves set with black fillets, golden date at the tail, golden casters on the caps, guards and flaps of moiré effect paper, [...]

3 000 €

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First edition

Louis-Adrien LE PAIGE

Lettres historiques sur les fonctions essentielles du Parlement ; sur le droit des Pairs, et sur ...

Aux dépens de La Compagnie, A Amsterdam 1753, In-12 (10x16,8cm), (4) 326pp. et 380pp., 2 volumes reliés.

first edition
Binding in full vintage red morocco. Ornate nerved back. Title and volume number in red morocco. Triple framing net on boards with angular finials. Inner frieze. Golden and chopped slices of foliage and flowers. Restored caps, corners also, and parts of the joints.

650 €

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