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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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Gregorio LETI

Histoire des conclaves depuis Clement V. jusqu'à présent

S.n., A Cologne 1703, In-12 (10x15,8cm), (10) 41pp. (1) 425pp. (3) et (4) 425-577p. ; 4-274p. (10), relié.

Mention third edition title page. Work published without name of author.
Binding full green morocco contemporary. Smooth back decorated. Title and volume piece in red morocco. Triple framing net on the boards. Golden slices. Inner roulette. Slight traces of friction. 2 small leather gaps on the [...]

1 000 €

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François de Salignac de La Mothe FENELON

Les avantures de Telemaque, fils d'Ulysse

Chez Jean Hofhout, A Rotterdam 1725, LIX (1) 535pp. (27), relié.

New edition. Title page in red and black.

700 €

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First edition

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de SEVIGNE

Lettres inédites de Mme de Sévigné

Chez Klostermann Fils, Paris 1814, In-8 (13x21cm), 286pp., relié.

First edition.
Binding full morocco lemon long grain ca 1830. Back with fake nerves adorned with 3 boxes richly decorated, black and gold threads. 2 pieces of title in brown morocco.

450 €

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First edition

Mélanie de BOILEAU

Cours élémentaire d'histoire universelle

J. G. Dentu, Paris 1809, in-12 (10x17,5cm), (6) vj, 324pp. (2) ; (4) 317pp. et (4) 319pp. ; (4) 312pp. et (4) 344pp. ;

First edition with a folding map frontispiece.
Copy to MS crowned number.
Binding full red morocco long grain vintage. Smooth back of a box to the grotesque riddled with central iron and 2 other caissons grotesque diamond, a final box carrying a central iron in a rhombus. Title and volume [...]

1 700 €

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Iustini ex Trogi Pompeii historiis externis libri XXXXIIII

ApudHieronymum de Marnef, Parisiorum 1585, In-12 (8x13cm), 210ff. (18f.), relié.

12 figures of portraits of emperors in medallions.
German binding in full morocco brown seventeenth.

800 €

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First edition

Marcus Tullius CICERON

Entretiens de Ciceron sur les orateurs illustres

Chez Jacques Estienne, A Paris 1726, In-12 (10,16,3cm), (4) LXI (1) 237pp. (8), relié.

First edition of the edition and translation of Villefore.
Binding full morocco red long grain ca 1800. Smooth back decorated with 5 florets and wheels. title label of red morocco. Triple framing net on the boards. Inland frieze. Golden slices. Slight traces of friction.
Very nice copy, [...]

500 €

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First edition


Un de Baumugnes

Grasset, Paris 1929, 11,5x19cm, relié sous étui.

First edition, one of 6 numbered copies on Japon nacré, this copy one of 3 hors commerce numbered in Roman characters, the tirage de tête.
Full morocco, all edges gilt, covers and spine preserved, slipcase lined with morocco, beautifiul binding signed by Semet & Plumelle.
Superbe copy [...]

8 500 €

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First edition


Paul et Virginie suivi de La chaumière indienne

Masson fils, Paris 1839, 9,5x15cm, relié sous étui.

Miniature edition beautifully illustrated by Laville, Villiers, Collignon, Lacoste, Lavoignat, Calmelet.
Binding in full green Russian morocco, back with five nerves slightly burnished, frame of a golden lace on the contreplats, adjoining guards of pink moire silk, all golden slices, case [...]

100 €

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