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First edition


Atlas élémentaire simplifié de géographie ancienne et moderne

J. Andriveau-Goujon, Paris 1839, 28x, relié.

First Edition illustrated with 30 colored cards by hand.
Binding in half shagreen, back with five nerves adorned with double boxes and golden irons, cold and golden fillets, triple golden fillets on the boards, boards, contreplats and paper guards to the tank.
Headdress damaged, a snag on [...]

300 €

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First edition

Pierre François HENRY

Route de l'Inde, ou Description géographique de l'Égypte, la Syrie, l'Arabie, la Perse et l'Inde

Carteret & Dentu, Paris 1798, In-8 (12,5x20,2cm), viij, 457pp., relié.

Rare first edition, illustrated with a folding map.

Binding half green sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back decorated with nets. Golden title. Hook in headdress with missing. A bare corner of paper. Friction. Trace of pale wetness on the map and the first page of text on p. 69 in the [...]

350 €

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First edition


Les voyageurs du XIXe siècle

J. Hetzel, Paris 1880, Grd. in-8 (18x28,2cm), 428pp., relié.

First illustrated edition of 51 drawings by Benett and 57 facsimiles and cards by Mathis and Morieu. In fine catalog AI of 1880, particularity which distinguishes the first edition.
Red editor cardboard "to the Ptolemaic armillary sphere". Brown guards. second flat Engel type b with rosette, [...]

600 €

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First edition


35 mois de campagne en Chine, au Tonkin. Courbet - Rivière (1882-1885)

Charavay, Paris 1886 (S.d), In-4 (24x33,3cm), 324pp., relié.

First edition, richly illustrated with 95 woodcuts in and inset by P. Marie and A. Brun.
Binding half shagreen red corners. Back to nerves adorned. Nets on the boards.

500 €

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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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Les grands navigateurs du XVIIIe siècle

Hetzel, Paris 1888, Grd. in 8 (18x28cm), 464pp., relié.

First illustrated edition of 118 etchings by Philippoteaux and engraved by Hildibrand, including 4 in-text cards, and 13 full-page cards, and a double page. EL catalog for the year 1889.
Editor's cartonage says "A Ptolemaic sphere" of red color. Superb first plate with very clear golds, but [...]

650 €

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First edition

Jules DUMONT D'URVILLE & Clément-Adrien [...]

Voyage au pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ...

Gide, Paris 1841 - 1846, In-8, 10 tomes reliés en 5 volumes.

first edition of Jules Dumont d'Urville's third voyage around the world, completed two years before his tragic death in the first French railway disaster.
The corvettes L'Astrolabe, commanded by Dumont d'Urville, and La Zélée, commanded by Charles Hector Jacquinot, left Toulon September 7, [...]

5 800 €

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First edition, Signed book

Paul-Emile VICTOR

La voie lactée

Plon, Paris 1974, 17,5x23,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

First edition.
Binding of the publisher in full blue canvas, smooth back, complete copy of his rhodoïd which has only very slight marginal tears without gravity.
Precious autograph dated and signed by Paul-Emile Victor to Haroun Tazieff affectionately nicknamed Garouk.

150 €

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