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Tales, myths and legends

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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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First edition

S.E. Yacoub ARTIN PACHA

Contes populaires de la vallée du Nil

J. Maisonneuve, Paris 1895, 10x16,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

First edition of the French translation by Artin Pasha.
Binding of the publisher full red percaline smooth back slightly browned adorned with a golden allegory, framing a double black net on marble paper plates, guards and contreplats of gray paper.
Guards fully insolated, otherwise [...]

30 €

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Gaston MASPERO

Les contes populaires de l'Egypte ancienne

J. Maisonneuve, Paris 1889, 10x16,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

Second edition of the French translation and comments by Gaston Maspéro.
Binding of the publisher full red percaline smooth back slightly browned adorned with a golden allegory, framing a double black net on marble paper plates, guards and contreplats of gray paper.
Small black stings on [...]

30 €

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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.
Nice copy.

250 €

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First edition, Signed book

Georges DUMEZIL

Le Mahabarat et le Bhagavat du colonel de Polier

Gallimard, Paris 1986, 14x20,5cm, broché.

First edition for which it was not drawn from great papers.
Back slightly cleared.
Signed autograph of Georges Dumézil to Jacques Soustelle: "... these reveries Euro-Asian ..."

120 €

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William SMITH

Dictionnaire de biographie, mythologie, géographie anciennes pour servir à l'intelligence des ...

Librairie de Firmin-Didot Frères, Fils & Cie, Paris 1865, 12,5x20,5cm, relié.

New edition of the French translation.
Binding half brown shagreen, back with five nerves with discoloration stains, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers.
Some foxinges.
Illustrated book of 1000 in-text engravings.

40 €

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Tony JOHANNOT, Ludovico Ariosto (dit) L'ARIOSTE

Roland furieux. Traduction nouvelle et en prose par M. V. Philippon de la Madelaine, traducteur de ...

J. Mallet & Cie, Paris 1844, Grd. in-8 (17,5x25,6cm), 616pp., relié.

First printing of 25 beautiful plates engraved and drawn on China as well as 300 vignettes of Tony Johannot, Baron, French and Celestin Nanteuil. First cover kept.
Binding half black shagreen vintage. Smooth back very richly adorned with 2 large complex ornamental plates. Gothic golden title. [...]

450 €

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Jean de LA FONTAINE

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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