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Less than a half-century was enough for Romanticism to colonize the arts and nations and definitely make its mark in the minds of men. Is there one among us who does not count a romantic work among his favorite pieces?

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First edition


Le saphir, morceaux inédits de littérature moderne

U. Canel & A. Guyot, Paris 1832, 11x18cm, relié.

First edition bringing together unpublished texts, including 'The refusal' of Honoré de Balzac.
Some foxinges.
Binding in brown icy calf, back slightly crossed for four nerves ends adorned with gilt and black nets, two split joints in feet, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, [...]

400 €

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First edition

Ernst Theodor Amadeus HOFFMANN

Contes fantastiques

Lavigne , Paris 1843, In-8 (14,5x24cm), 522pp., relié.

First edition of the new French translation of Christian, illustrated in first edition of 10 off-text by Gavarni on wood and multiple vignettes, initials, culs-de-lamp by the same.
Editor binding in full black shagreen ornate. Smooth back decorated with a large rocky plate. Ditto on the boards. [...]

400 €

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Alexandre DUMAS

La reine Margot

Société belge de librairie, Bruxelles 1845-1846, 10,5x16cm, 5 volumes reliés en 3.

Very rare Belgian counterfeit published the same year as the first edition at Garnier, and even possibly printed before this first edition.
Bindings in half shagreen red, smooth backs adorned with golden friezes, small library storage labels glued to the heads of the backs, very light friction [...]

2 500 €

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Oeuvres complètes de Stendhal

Gustave Barba, Paris 1850, (22x30,5cm), 112pp. ; 112pp. ; 64pp. ; 32pp., 4 parties en un volume relié.

Edition of popular novels illustrated by Barba. The book contains The Red and the Black, The Charterhouse of Parma, Physiology of Love, The Abyss of Castro, Mina de Wangel, and 2 notices, one on Henry Beyle, the other on The Red and the black, by La Bedollière.
Binding half brown shagreen [...]

400 €

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First edition

Alphonse de LAMARTINE

Raphaël, pages de la vingtième année

Perrotin & Furne & Cie, Paris 1849, relié.

First edition.
Binding half shaggy bitter wine, back with four false nerves adorned with boxes consisting of quadruple net. Traces of friction. Slight traces of wetness at the top of the margins of some leaflets, otherwise very clean. Good copy.
Biographical and fictional novel, Lamartine [...]

300 €

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First edition


Le couronnement. Centenaire de la naissance de Victor Hugo 1802-1902

Edouard Pelletan, Paris 1903, 17x24cm, relié.

first edition of this tribute made by the French Comedy and printed 120 numbered copies on laid.
Bound in chocolate brown half morocco with corners, back with five nerves set with gilded nets and adorned with double gilded boxes, publisher's name and date golden tail, marbled paper plates, [...]

120 €

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First edition, Signed book


Alphonse de Lamartine

Hachette, Paris 1929, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition, on current paper.
Slightly insolated back with a small tear in the foot.
Autograph signed by Leo Larguier Maurice Martin du Gard.

40 €

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First edition, Signed book

Victor HUGO

Théâtre de Victor Hugo. Hernani - Marion Delorme - Le Roi s'amuse - Lucrèce Borgia - Marie Tudor ...

Michel Levy Frères, Paris 1847, 17x27cm, relié.

first edition.
Binding half black morocco with corners, back with four nerves set with golden dots and adorned with double gilded boxes decorated with angles, date and mention "Ex. J. Drouet" gilded tail, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and back preserved, [...]

20 000 €

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