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Tales, myths and legends

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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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Arthur RACKHAM, Charles GUYOT

Le printemps sur la neige et d'autres contes du bon vieux temps

L'édition d'art H. Piazza, Paris 1922, 23,5x30cm, broché.

First Edition, one of 300 numbered copies containing a color report of the 16 boards.
Tears with gaps in the head and foot of the back, nice interior state.
Illustrated book of 16 boards in color and 9 in black.

250 €

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Gian Francesco Straparola dit STRAPAROLE

Les facecieuses nuicts. Avec les fables & énigmes, racontees par deux jeunes gentils-hommes, & dix ...

Chez Jean Osmont, A Rouen 1601, Très fort in-12 (7,5x11,8cm), 229ff. (3f.) ; 480pp., relié.

New edition, rare, whose first part translated by Louveau was published for the first time in 1560, and the second part translated by Larivey in 1572. The two parts having been gathered for the first time in 1573, the translation of Louveau journal and corrected by Larivey. Brunet 560p., TV, note: [...]

800 €

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First edition

Claude-Etienne SAVARY

Les amours d'Anas-Eloujoud et de Ouardi, conte traduit de l'Arabe

Chez Onfroy, A Bagdad se trouve à Paris 1789, In-18 (7,5x12,5cm), (2) 4p. (4) 96pp., relié.

First Edition posthumous, rare. After the subtitle, 4p. catalog.
Binding full porphyry vintage calfskin. Smooth back decorated with 4 florets. Title piece of black calf. Frieze framing on the boards. Small slot on 0,5cm with the upper joint in head and in tail, tiny. Nice copy.

450 €

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Angola, histoire indienne, ouvrage sans vraisemblance ; suivi d'Acajou et Zirphile, conte

Avec privilege du Grand Mogol, A Agra 1775, In-8 (10,5x17,2cm), xvj, 316pp. (2), relié.

New edition of these two tales, published respectively
Binding full morocco lemon ca 1860 signed Petit at the bottom of the contreplat. Back with nerves finely adorned. Title piece of black calf. Date in the queue. Golden slices. Triple framing net on the boards. Large interior frieze. Upper [...]

450 €

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First edition

Giovanni Battista MASCOLO, Johann Wolfgang BAUMGARTNER [...]

Encomia Coelituum, Digesta Per Singulos Anni Dies, Una Cum Veterum Fastis, Recensibitus Victorias, ...

Vienne 1753-1755, in-12 (11x17,5cm), (24) 158 pp. et 159-324 pp. et 325-505 pp. et 506-677 pp., 4 volumes reliés.

First illustrated edition of 366 figures

2 000 €

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First edition

Claude Henri Fusée Comte de VOISENON

Zulmis et Zelmaide

S.n., A Amsterdam 1745, (4) 160pp., relié.

First edition, rare.

750 €

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First edition

Claude Henri Fusée Comte de VOISENON

Tant mieux pour elle

De L'imprimerie de l'hymen, A Ville-Neuve 1760 (S.d), In-16 (8x13,5cm), 137pp. (3), relié.

First edition, rare. Title page in red and black.
Exemplary to the arms of CFA Barbarat de Mazirot, president of the parliament of Metz.

500 €

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