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First edition, Signed book

Emile DURKHEIM

Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse. Le système totémique en Australie

Félix Alcan, Paris 1912, 14x23,5cm, relié.

First edition of which there were no grand papier (deluxe) copies.
Contemporary binding in half sheep.
Rare autograph inscription signed by Emile Durkheim to "mon collègue et ami" the philosopher, member of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques, (Dominique) [...]

2 500 €

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First edition, Signed book

André DODERET

Malamoa

La renaissance du livre, Paris 1928, 12x19cm, broché.

First edition, one of 30 copies on "pur-fil" paper, only leading copies after 10 Madagascar.
Back very slightly burnished without any gravity.
Autograph dedication dated and signed by André Doderet Maurice Martin Gard: "... to you, my dear Maurice, and with the great pleasure of [...]

100 €

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First edition

Stephen CHAUVET

Les arts indigènes en Nouvelle-Guinée

Société d'éditions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales, Paris 1930, 22,5x31,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur22,5x31,5cm.

First edition with 114 illustrated plates of 486 figures and a folding map at the beginning of the volume.
Binding in the bradel of the editor in half blue percaline, smooth back adorned with a floral golden pattern, small light spots in the foot of the back, double golden thread tail, marbled [...]

500 €

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First edition

Edouard CHARTON & COLLECTIF

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

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

COLLECTIF

Album des types et costumes de tous les peuples du monde d'après des documents authentiques et les ...

Librairie générale, Paris 1869, 17,5x27cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

First edition illustrated many plates inset.
Small traces of friction on the back and boards that also have some traces of discoloration in heads and tails.
Publisher's binding in full fir green shagreen, smooth back slightly browned, headdresses somewhat frayed, framing of cold fillets on [...]

400 €

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First edition

COLLECTIF

The native tribes of south Australia

E.S. Wigg & Son, Adelaide 1879, 14x21,5cm, relié.

First edition illustrated 8 boards in color and inset.
Some small foxing mainly affecting the beginning and the end of the volume.
Binding in red half calf with corners, back with five nerves set with golden garlands and golden cross threads, wavy gold friezes on the head and tail, framing [...]

400 €

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First edition

Louis REYBAUD

La Polynésie et les îles Marquises ; voyages et marine accompagnés d'un voyage en Abyssinie et ...

Librairie de Guillaumin, Paris 1983, 13x21,5cm, relié.

First edition.
Publisher's binding in full black cardboard, smooth back decorated with nets and cold boxes, framing of cold fillets on the plates, guards and contreplats of yellow paper, all golden edges.
Some foxing, it would seem that the cartonnage was initially planned for another work [...]

500 €

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