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Africa and arabic world

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Philippe-Louis GILBERT

L'Afrique inconnue, récits et aventures des voyageurs modernes au Soudan oriental

Alfred Mame et fils, Tours 1869, 13x21cm, relié.

Binding in half-shagreen, back with 4 nerves adorned with double caisson and gilded florets, first board hit the figure of Le Mans High School, contreplats and paper guards to the tank.
Work in very good condition, a few small foxing scattered.
The copy contains a certificate of honorific [...]

60 €

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Jules VERNE

L'invasion de la mer

Hetzel, Paris 1905, Grd. in-8 (18x27,3cm), 236pp., relié.

Illustrated first edition. 43 illustrations by Léon Benett including 6 inset black and 6 polychrome and 11 phtographic reproductions in-text and 3 full-page photographs (views of Algeria).
Publisher cardboard says "Au steamer" with golden macaroon. Very nice first plate, with a scratched area [...]

600 €

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First edition

F. J. MAYEUX

Les bédouins, ou Arabes du désert

Ferra jeune, Paris 1816, In-18 (7,5x13,5cm), x (2) 238pp. et (4) 166pp. et (4) 219pp., 3 volumes reliés.

First edition, rare, and illustrated with 24 figures representing Bedouins in various situations.
Bindings in brown full sheepskin contemporary Restoration type. Back with false nerves adorned with 2 cold irons and a box of the grotesque type monastic; roulette tail and head. Frieze cold [...]

700 €

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First edition

Camille ROUSSET

L'Algérie de 1830 à 1840. - La conquête de l'Algérie 1841-1857

Plon, Nourrit & Cie, Paris 1887 & 1889, 13,5x22cm, 4 volumes reliés.

First edition for each of the books.
Bindings in half red sheepskin, smooth backs slightly discolored and adorned with triple golden threads, golden friezes in tails of the backs, pieces of title and tomaison of black shagreen, two top caps damaged and lacking, two small gaps in feet of the [...]

120 €

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First edition

Louis, capitaine THURMAN

Bonaparte en Egypte. Souvenirs publiés avec préface et appendices par le comte Fleury

Emile-Paul, Paris 1902, 13,5x19cm, relié.

First illustrated edition of 37 engravings.
Binding binding in demi-percaline green Empire, smooth back decorated with golden Napoleonic decorative motifs, title piece of red shagreen, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of orange paper, Contemporary binding.
Ex-dono pen of a [...]

200 €

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First edition

Albert SCHWEITZER

A l'orée de la forêt vierge. Récits et réflexions d'un médecin en Afrique équatoriale ...

Albin Michel, Paris 1952, 14,5x19,5cm, broché.

First Edition, one of 56 numbered copies on vellum pure cloth Arches paper, only leading copies.
Iconography.
Nice copy at all margins.

600 €

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First edition, Signed book

Joseph-Charles MARDRUS

Le livre des mille et une nuits

Editions de la Revue Blanche pour les 11 premiers volumes & Charpentier & Fasquelle pour les 5 derniers, Paris

First edition, on current pay, of the literal and complete translation established by Jean-Charles Mardrus.
Pleasant and rare together despite some rare bites and foxing margins of some boards and some guards.
We enclose a printed business card of Jean-Charles Mardrus.
Our [...]

500 €

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First edition, Signed book

André GIDE

Le retour du Tchad suite de Voyage au Congo, carnet de route

Nrf, Paris 1928, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition, one of the review copies service.
Back very slightly insolated.
Autograph dedication of André Gide to Gabriel Jean Aubry.

250 €

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