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Tales, myths and legends

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First edition

Jacques CAZOTTE

Le diable amoureux. Nouvelle espagnole

S.n. [ Le Jay], A Naples [Paris] 1772, In-8 (12x17,9cm), viij, 144pp., relié.

first edition, very rare, and illustrated with 6 unsigned figures and a music board. According to Cohen, the figures were probably engraved by Moreau.
Binding in half percaline with corner at the bradel, ca 1840. Golden title. Percaline tightly split at the lower tail joint. Tiny lack of [...]

1 200 €

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First edition

Jacques BOULENGER

Les romans de de la Table Ronde

Plon, Paris 1923, 15x21,5cm, 4 volumes brochés.

First edition of the adaptation by Jacques Boulenger, one of the 70, 80 or 85 numbered copies on Holland paper for each of the volumes, head print after 5 or 8 China and the 10 or 15 Japan.
Beautiful copys wide-margined in spite of slightly insolated and warped without gravity.

100 €

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First edition

Jean GIRAUDOUX

Les contes d'un matin

Gallimard, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition, one of 30 numbered copies on Holland paper, head print.
Beautiful copy.

250 €

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First edition

Guy de MAUPASSANT

Contes de la bécasse

E. Rouveyre & G. Blond, Paris 1883, 12x18,5cm, 298pp., relié.

First edition for which it was not drawn from large papers.
Binding in half black heartache of the time. Back to nerves decorated with nets. Golden title. Scattered freckles.
Ex libris engraved De la Germonière.
On March 20, 1883, Guy de Maupassant signed a nine-year contract with the [...]

1 200 €

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First edition

Paul LEAUTAUD

Entretiens avec Robert Mallet

Gallimard, Paris 1951, 14x21cm, broché.

First Edition, one of 214 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper.
Nice copy.

100 €

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First edition

Jean GIRAUDOUX

Les contes d'un matin

Gallimard, Paris 1952, 12x19cm, broché.

First Edition, one of 156 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, only leading copies after 30 Holland paper.
Nice copy.

60 €

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First edition

Edgar Allan POE & Charles BAUDELAIRE

Histoires extraordinaires. Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires

Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1856 - 1857, In-12 (11,5x18cm), 330pp. et 287pp., 2 volumes reliés.

first editions of these two volumes of Edgar Poe's tales rarely presented in a uniform binding.
Bindings in half red shagreen. Back to nerves adorned with 4 small irons, jewels for extraordinary stories , stars for new extraordinary stories . title labels of red shagreen. [...]

2 500 €

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Thomas Simon GUEULLETTE (Thomas Simon GUEULETTE)

Les mille et une heures, contes peruviens

Chez Nyon, la veuve Damonneville..., A Londres & se trouve à Paris 1759, In-12 (10x17cm), (4) xij, 407pp. et (4) 490pp., 2 Volumes reliés.

New edition, rare, partly original. The author has given in this second edition a sequel and ends his tales; 373-490p. Peruvian tales appeared for the first time in 1733, and we find, curiously, no trace of them in the libraries which only possess the more complete edition of 1759. By Thomas-Simon [...]

450 €

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