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De la Monarchie Prussienne, sous Frederic le Grand ; avec un appendice contenant des recherches sur la situation actuelle des principales contrees de l'Allemagne. Par le Comte de Mirabeau.
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De la Monarchie Prussienne, sous Frederic le Grand ; avec un appendice contenant des recherches sur la situation actuelle des principales contrees de l'Allemagne. Par le Comte de Mirabeau.

by MIRABEAU, Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti, Comte De

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1788
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A Londres; et se trouve A Paris : Chez Le Jay & Maradan , 1788. Four volumes bound in contemporary full vellum, red morocco labels back with gilt lettering and devices, marbled end papers. Provenance; with the bookplates of Francesco Rizzo Patarol (1749-1807) front paste downs of Vols. I, III, and IV, whose noble family built the Rizzo Patarol palace… Read more about this item
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Description des Fêtes données pour le mariage de Mademoiselle Aimée (Grand) d'Hauteville au Château d'Hauteville en Suisse le 23 Octobre 1811
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Description des Fêtes données pour le mariage de Mademoiselle Aimée (Grand) d'Hauteville au Château d'Hauteville en Suisse le 23 Octobre 1811

by (Catherine Huber-Rilliet)

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1927
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Lausanne: Editions Spes, 1927. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page and dated by her II-XII-1927. 139 pages. Fold-out frontis illustration. Bound in full calf, five raised bands and gilt back, decorative end papers. #55 of 300 copies printed on papier verge. Very Good Plus, corners and edges a bit rubbed. SCARCE. OCLC locates 8 copies, only one… Read more about this item
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Traite Sur Le Scorbut; Traduit du Latin De M. Le Meilleur, bound with Traite de L'Apoplexie et de Ses Differentes Especes
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Traite Sur Le Scorbut; Traduit du Latin De M. Le Meilleur, bound with Traite de L'Apoplexie et de Ses Differentes Especes

by Giraud, M.; M. G. B. Ponsart

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Published
1774
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Paris and Liege: Delalain / L. J. Demany, 1774. "Traite Sur Le Scorbut" published 1774, xi, 246, (5). "Traite de L'Apoplexie" published 1775. half-title, title, xxiv, 247, (6). Bound in contemporary mottled calf, Very Good, the boards worm at the edges, 1/4" loss of leather at head of spine, slight interior browning mostly confined to 1st book, occasional marginal… Read more about this item
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Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide Traduites en vers Francois par T. Corneille
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Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide Traduites en vers Francois par T. Corneille

by Ovid, Gabriel Quinet (Printer), Thomas Corneille (Translator)

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1669
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Paris: Gabriel Quinet, 1669. [14], 234, [1] pages. Illustrated title page, Laurent Weyan, sculpt., followed by title page with vignette, Full page illustrations before pp. 1 and 107, also by L. Weyen. Headbands, initials and tailpieces engraved on wood. SCARCE, the original edition of the translation into French verse by Thomas Corneille of the first two books of the… Read more about this item
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Faceties Du Comte De Caylus
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Faceties Du Comte De Caylus

by Uzanne, Octave

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Limited and Numbered 1st Edition
Published
1879
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Paris: A. Quantin, 1879. xlvi, (2), 246, (2) pp. Headbands, engraved culs-de-lamps. 5 magnificent full-page engravings. One of 100 numbered copies, this copy unnumbered and likely one of the 80 copies on Whatman paper. Bound in contemporary half green crushed morocco over marbled boards, stamp signed Thierry sc de PetitSimier, with gilt back, marbled end papers, top edge… Read more about this item
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Poesies Morales et Historiques d'Eustache Deschamps ...
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Poesies Morales et Historiques d'Eustache Deschamps ...

by Eustache Deschamps; G A Crapelet

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Published
1832
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Paris: Crapelet, 1832. 2 preliminary leaves, lxviii, 288 pages folded facsimile. "Collection des anciens monumens de l'histoire et de la langue franc¸oise; 9;". Stamp-signed by the noted Parisian binder Thierry sc de Petit-Simier. Bound in contemporary quarter tan morocco over marbled boards, ornate gilt back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Very Good, corners bumped and rubbed, small tear at… Read more about this item
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La Pucelle d'Orleans. Poeme en vingt-un Chants
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La Pucelle d'Orleans. Poeme en vingt-un Chants

by Voltaire, (Francois Marie Arouet de)

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Paris An VII (1799): Crapelet With an engraved portrait and 21 copperplates.xiii, (1), 223; (4), 243 pp. Two volumes bound in half green morocco over marbled boards, gilt back with crown and sword in four compartments, marbled end papers,all edges gilt. Very Good Plus, light edge wear, extensive light pencil bookseller notations in both French and English verso front… Read more about this item
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Catalogue et description des objets d'art de l'antiquite, du Moyen-age et de la Renaissance, exposes au Musee; Musee des Thermes et de l'Hotel de Cluny
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Catalogue et description des objets d'art de l'antiquite, du Moyen-age et de la Renaissance, exposes au Musee; Musee des Thermes et de l'Hotel de Cluny

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Published
1857
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Paris: Hotel De Cluy, 1857. With the bookplate and ownership signature of John V. L. Pruyn, a member of the US House of Representatives from 1863-1865. serving as a pro-Union Democrat who supported the war effort> He served a 2nd term in 1867-1869. Handsomely bound in contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good Plus, end… Read more about this item
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Les Pensees De Bl. Pascal ; Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique
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Les Pensees De Bl. Pascal ; Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique

by Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662)

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1826
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Paris: Chez Lefevre, Libraire, 1826. (2 preliminary leaves, 500 pages) frontispiece (portrait). Bound in contemporary red polished calf with blind embossed covers and gilt and blind embossed spine, gilt turn-ins, marbled boards and edges. Very Good, boards lightly rubbed, light toning throughout, the small contemporary bookplate of Edouard Aubert front paste down. The ownership signature of J.B. Girard, US Army,… Read more about this item
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L'Abbe en Bell Humeur
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L'Abbe en Bell Humeur

by (Mace, R. A.)

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Published
1881
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Bruxelles, Belgium: Gay et Douce, 1881. Bound in contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards,gilt back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, one of 500 unnumbered copies printed. The binding stamp-signed "Bound by S. Kaufmann", Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners, foxing at end papers only. Illustrated with a frontispiece on chine etched and printed in bistre featuring a… Read more about this item
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Les Beaux Messieurs De Bois-Dore. In Two Volumes
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Les Beaux Messieurs De Bois-Dore. In Two Volumes

by Sand, George

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Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie No date, circa 1868-1893. 359, 336 pp. Two volumes bound in contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, gilt-stamped back, marbled end papers. From the collection of Sir Archibald Orr Ewing (1818-1893), Scottish baronet and politician, his small armorial bookplates front paste downs. His home Ballikinrain was completed in 1868. Very… Read more about this item
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Contes Moraux. Nouvelle Edition, Corrigee et Augmentee. Enrichis de Figures en taille douce. In Three Volumes
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Contes Moraux. Nouvelle Edition, Corrigee et Augmentee. Enrichis de Figures en taille douce. In Three Volumes

by Marmontel, (Jean-Francois)

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Published
1775
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[Place of publication not identified]: La Haye : Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1775. Each volume with half-title and engraved title page. With 22 plates. With red stamped "Bibliotheque Guerin-?" at front end pages. Finely bound in early 20th c. quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Some pages with marginal pencil lines, lacking the portrait frontis Vol. I.… Read more about this item
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Traduction des Oeuvres d'Horace. Troisieme Edition. In Two Volumes
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Traduction des Oeuvres d'Horace. Troisieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by Horace; Edited by Rene Binet

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Third Edition
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1809
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Paris: Colas, 1809. xlviii, 300, (2), 392 pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary speckled calf, black morocco labels and gilt backs, marbled end papers and edges, gilt stamp of Lycee de Besancon to front board Vol. I only. Near Fine, small label residue front paste down of Vol. I. Text in alternating Latin and French. . Third Edition. Speckled Calf. Near… Read more about this item
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Le Libertin de Qualite ou Ma Conversion
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Le Libertin de Qualite ou Ma Conversion

by M. D. R. C. D. M. F. (Le Comte de Mirabeau)

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1888
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Londres : No Publisher, 1888. "Edition revue sur celle de 1783." Title page date 1783-1888. 208 pp. SCARCE, OCLC locates a single copy, at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Bound in contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, a single gilt flower in each compartment back marbled end papers, top gilt. Near Fine, tiny rubs at edges, small chip rear… Read more about this item
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Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon, Avec Le Poeme D'Adonis . In Two Volumes
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Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon, Avec Le Poeme D'Adonis . In Two Volumes

by Jean de La Fontaine; Illustrations by Moreau, Jean Michel,

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1797
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Paris: Saugrain, 1797. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary unsigned full polished calf, backs gilt with red morocco labels, blue end papers, all edges gilt. 221, 284 pp. Very Good, the boards rubbed and soiled, small labels of Douane Centrale Exportation Paris each volume, toning at end papers only. Illustrated with 8 copper engravings and a frontispiece portrait of La… Read more about this item
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La Pucelle D'Orleans Poeme en Vingt et Un Chants . In Two Volumes
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La Pucelle D'Orleans Poeme en Vingt et Un Chants . In Two Volumes

by Voltaire

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1880
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Rouen, France : Chez J. Lemonnyer, Libraire, 1880. 197, viii, 183 pp. Two volumes bound in contemporary half green morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at cornes and edges, spines sunned to brown. A handsome set. . Later Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" -… Read more about this item
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(Translator's Copy, in Fine Binding by Duru)  Les Oeuvres d' Horace, Poete Latin du siecle d Auguste. Odes ; Satires ; Epitres ; Art poetique. Traduction nouvelle par Monsieur Jules Janin.
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(Translator's Copy, in Fine Binding by Duru) Les Oeuvres d' Horace, Poete Latin du siecle d Auguste. Odes ; Satires ; Epitres ; Art poetique. Traduction nouvelle par Monsieur Jules Janin.

by HORACE; JANIN, Jules (Translator)

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First Edition
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1860
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Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1860. The translator Jules Janin's personal copy, with his red leather bookplate front paste down. Finely bound by Duru, stamp signed in gilt "Duru 1860", one of the three great bookbinder of the Golden Age of bookbinding in France. xxiv, 376 pages. Finely bound in crushed red morocco, the back in ornate floral gilt, marbled end… Read more about this item
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Les Livres Classiques de l'Empire de la Chine. In Two Volumes
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Les Livres Classiques de l'Empire de la Chine. In Two Volumes

by Noel, Pere (Francois)

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1784
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Paris: Chez De Bure, Barrois Aîné et Barrois Jeune, 1784. Two volumes bound in full contemporary red morocco, the back intricate floral gilt, marbled end papers, all edges gilt, the armorial bookplates of De Verdon front paste downs. 5" x 3". ii, 246, xxxix, 230, pages. Very Good, the boards soiled, small hole front gutter Vol. I. The first… Read more about this item
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Lettres a Sophie, Sur La Physique, La Chimie et l'Histoire . In Two Volumes
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Lettres a Sophie, Sur La Physique, La Chimie et l'Histoire . In Two Volumes

by MARTIN, Louis-Aime

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Second Edition
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1811
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Paris: Chez H. Nicolle, 1811. Second augmented and corrected edition of the work originally published under the title "Da Tails Scientifiques". Two volumes handsomely bound in contemporary full mottled calf, the backs intricately gilt, decorative end papers. Very Good, some rubbed spots to end papers. a few small rubs at edges. . Second Edition. Mottled Calf. Very Good Plus/No Jacket,… Read more about this item
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Entretiens Sur La Pluralite Des Mondes, Augmentes Des Dialogues Des Morts. Nouvelle Edition
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Entretiens Sur La Pluralite Des Mondes, Augmentes Des Dialogues Des Morts. Nouvelle Edition

by Fontenelle, M. De (Bernard Le Bovier)

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Published
1800
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Lyon, France: Leroy, 1800. Originally published in 1686, Fontenelle's influential work on the plurality of worlds. Very Good in contemporary calf, lacking the frontispiece, the boards soiled and with light edge wear, light internal toning. The fold-out brightly printed, a small crease at fore edge, else Fine. . New Edition. Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more about this item
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