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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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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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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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Un de Baumugnes

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

First edition, one of the 6 numbered copies on Japan pearly, ours one of the 3 hors commerce numbered in Roman numerals, head print.
Binding in full morocco green, back with four nerves adorned with five black boxes, date golden tail, golden threads on the headdresses, framing of black nonuples [...]

8 500 €

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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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Godeschalcus STEEWECH

Commentarius ad Flavi Vegeti Renati libros, De re militari

Apud Andream ab Hoogenhuysen, Vesaliae [Wesel] 1670, In-8 (11,5x18,7cm), (16) 604pp., relié.

New edition of these comments originally published in 1585. Edition made by Francisco Modio who added the discussions of Scriverius.
German binding in full red morocco contemporary. Back with nerves richly adorned. title label of beige morocco. boards decorated with a frame lace with large [...]

800 €

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Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de SEVIGNE

Lettres de Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Marquise de Sévigné

J. Techener, Paris 1861, Pet. in-8 (12x18cm), 11 volumes reliés.

Edition produced by Sylvestre de Sacy, in charge of the preface. 2 portraits on the frontispiece of volume I, etching by Jacquemart. Title pages in red and black. Ornament. Very nice impression, neat, on vellum. Charles Lahure's printing office.
Binding full red morocco contemporary signed on [...]

900 €

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Helena Maria WILLIAMS

Recueil de poésies

Cocheris Fils, Paris 1808, In-8 (12,5x21,2cm), vij (1) 137pp. (2), relié.

First french edition of the translation of Stanislas de Boufflers. Print on large vellum paper.
Binding full morocco long grain red contemporary, in the style of Bozerian. Smooth back decorated with small irons, wheels and nets. title label in red morocco. 2 friezes framing on the boards with [...]

350 €

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Contes et nouvelles en vers

Chez Henry Desbordes, A Amsterdam 1695, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (16) 236pp. (2) ; (8) 216pp. (2), relié.

This edition is a slightly modified impression of the first illustrated edition of 1685. The illustration consists of 2 frontispieces and 58 half-page vignettes designed by Romeyn de Hooghe (except the second frontispiece which is not in the edition of 1685). "The frontispiece of the first volume [...]

3 500 €

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