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First edition

Constantin-François de Chasseboeuf, Comte de VOLNEY

Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte, Pendant les années 1783, 1784 et 1785

Chez Volland & Desenne, A Paris 1787, in-8 (12,5x19,7cm), (14) (2) 383pp. et (6p.) (2) 458pp. (3), 2 volumes reliés.

First edition, the rarest edition of this text which was reissued in 1787, 1799 and the nineteenth. The illustration consists of 5 folding plates, 2 cards (Egypt, Syria), and 3 beautiful folding panoramic plates (Palmyra, Balbeec ...), all on strong paper.
Binders full marbled and glazed [...]

1 300 €

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First edition, Signed book

Paul-Emile VICTOR

Groenland 1948-1949

Arthaud, Paris & Grenoble 1951, 19,5x25,5cm, broché.

First edition.
Full copy of his illustrated jacket that includes a marginal tear and traces of creases on the first plate, nice interior state.
Illustrated book of 90 black and color photographs by Jean-Jacques Languepin, Marchel Ichac and Jacques Masson.
Autograph dedication [...]

90 €

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First edition


Lettres sur la decouverte de l'ancienne ville d'Herculane, et de ses principales antiquités

A Yverdon 1770, x, 367pp. et (2) 384pp., relié.

First edition, very rare.
Bindings in full marbled brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves. title labels in red morocco, pieces of tomaison of brown sheepskin.

800 €

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First edition


Methode pour apprendre facilement la Geographie, contenant un abrégé de la sphère, et un traité ...

Chez Antoine Dezallier, AParis 1689, Fort in-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (22) 592pp. (20) et (4) 414pp. ; (8) 140pp. (20), 2 volumes reliés.

first edition, rare, illustrated with a frontispiece by Guérard, a figure and 25 folding cards engraved by De Fer.
Binders in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back with ornate nerves. Title and volume pieces of brown sheepskin.

800 €

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First edition

Arthur William COSTIGAN

Lettres sur le gouvernement, les moeurs et les usages en Portugal

Le Normant, Paris 1811, In-8 (12,5x20,5cm), viij, 550pp. (1), relié.

First edition. A sheet of errata in fine.
Binding half blond sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back decorated with 2 irons and 2 caissons grotesque, fat and lean fillets. Title piece in red morocco. Marbled brown paper plates. Nice copy, also very fresh.

500 €

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Voyage à Madagascar (1889-1890)

Librairie Hachette, Paris 1895, In-4 (24x31,5cm), 436pp., relié.

Edition abundantly illustrated with 167 woodcuts including 37 inset and 3 cards including one in color.
Binding in black half morocco with corners of time. Back with nerves adorned with 5 boxed florets. Golden title. Nets on the boards. Golden head. wrappers preserved and bound in. Copy not [...]

450 €

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First edition


Le tour du monde. Nouveau journal des voyages. Premier semestre 1861 jusqu'au second semestre 1870, ...

Hachette & Cie, Paris 1861-1870 & 1872-1878, 22x31cm, 34 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Bindings in half tawny calf, back with five nerves adorned with gilded nets, title and year pieces of red and green morocco, plates of marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, all gilded edges, bindings of the time.
Reds, the first volume (First half of 1861) [...]

1 700 €

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First edition


Histoire chronologique des voyages vers le pole arctique, entrepris pour découvrir un passage ...

Librairie de Gide fils, Paris 1819, In-8 (13,5x20,5cm), (4) 357pp. et (4) 336pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First french edition
Bindings half glazed glossy havana contemporary. Smooth backs decorated with wheels and jewels. Pieces and tomato pieces of chocolate glazed veal. Headdress of the torn volume 1 (it is inside the volume). Split upper joint. Grip of volume 2 very narrowly split at the head [...]

450 €

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