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First edition, Signed book

Gustave DUVERNE

Sur les routes du monde

Seghers, Paris 1943, 11x16,5cm, broché.

First Edition, one of 200 on vellum Alfa paper, only great papers after 30 "pur-fil" paper.
Preface by Dieudonné Costes.
Insolated back also having small light spots.
Signed autograph of Gustave Duverne to Mr. Chollat: "... in memory of the Tour de France 1933, and in testimony [...]

100 €

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Jean-François LAHARPE

Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages

Ménard et Desenne, fils, Paris 1825, In-18 (10x17cm), 30 volumes reliés.

New illustrated edition of a frontispiece by Deveria and 60 figures of Adam engraved by various engravers, Fessard ...
Bindings half fawn sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back decorated with 4 irons helmet and sword, 3 different wheels instead of nerves. Title pieces in red morocco, and tomaison [...]

1 300 €

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First edition

Jules PAYER

L'expédition du Tegetthoff. Voyage de découvertes aux 80e - 83e degrés de latitude nord

Hachette, Paris 1878, In-8 (16x24cm), 381pp., relié.

First illustrated edition of 68 woodcuts including 24 inset and 2 cards. Translation of Jules Gourdault.
Marine blue half-publisher binding signed Ch. Magnier in tail. Back with false nerves adorned with a series of casings dors and cold. Golden slices. Friction in caps and joints. A blunt [...]

180 €

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First edition

Jules VERNE

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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Jules VERNE

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, Signed book

Henry de MONFREID

Le récif maudit

Flammarion, Paris 1959, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition on current paper.
Back slightly wrinkled, small tears without gravity margins of boards.
Autograph signed by Henry de Monfreid to Monsieur Deshayes.

50 €

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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.
Iconography.
Precious autograph dated and signed by Paul-Emile Victor to Haroun Tazieff affectionately nicknamed Garouk.

150 €

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