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Les Quatre Livres de Maistre François Rabelais, suivis du Manuscrit du cinquième Livre. In Three Volumes

by Rabelais, Francois; MM. A. de Montaiglon; Louis Lacour

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Published
1868
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$350.00

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Paris: D. Jouaust/ Academie des Bibliophiles , 1868. # 238 of 525 copie, one of 468 examples printed on papier verge. 312, (4), 429, 322, (1) pages. Three volumes bound in contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Near Fine, light rubbing at corners, interiors clean and lovely. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Quarter… Read more
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Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1432) with Ten Etchings after Bida

by Michelet, J.

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Published
1888
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$850.00

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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1888. Finely bound in full crushed brown morocco, the back and boards richly gilt featuring the coat of arms of Joan of Arc - a sword between a crown in chief and two fleurs-de-lys. Wide inner gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, the top edge gilt Illustrated with ten etchings after drawings by Bida by… Read more
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$850.00
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L'Ecornifleur

by Renard, Jules

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: Paul Ollendorff, Editeur, 1892. Bound in contemporary quarter red buckram over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good Plus, the pages uniformly browning, spine ever so slightly sunned and title label a bit rubbed. The author's first successful novel, basis for a 1964 TV movie in France. . First Edition. Quarter Buckram. Very Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Vie et Pontificat De Leon X. Second Edition. In Four Volumes

by Roscoe, William; Translated from the English by P. F. Henry

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Published
1813
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition
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$400.00

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Paris: Gide Fils & R. Nicolle, 1813. Four volumes bound in full mottled calf, gilt backs, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus, light rubbing to boards and labels. A quite handsome set. . Second Edition. Mottled Calf. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Histoire De La Langue Francaise. Sixieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by Littre, E.

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Published
1873
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
6th Edition
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$350.00

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Paris: Dider et Cie , 1873. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary maroon polished calf, the backs intricately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus< evidence of bookplate removal front paste downs, spines a shade sunned, light soiling to boards, a few spots of toning at end papers. "E´tudes sur les origines, l'e´tymologie, la grammaire, les dialectes, la… Read more
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Le Voyageur Moderne ou Extrait des Voyages les Plus Récens Dans les Quatre Parties du Monde. In Six Volumes

by De Bon, Elisabeth (Illustrator)

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Published
1821
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,250.00

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Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1821. Published 1821-22. SCARCE in complete six volume set and in collectible condition. With 36 color engravings of costumes on different peoples around the world by Elisabeth De Don. 472, 479, 474, 488, 494, 484 pages. Bound in contemporary quarter red calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, Very Good, spines sunned, calf worn at edges, scattered… Read more
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Pensees de Blaise Pascal suivies d'une nouvelle table analytique and Lettres Ecrites a Un Provincial

by Pascal, Blaise

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Published
1828
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Paris: Librairie D'Emler Freres , 1828. Two volumes bound uniformly in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good, edges worn and rubbed, title signature of Pensees loosened and hanging by bottom threads, scattered toning. Pensees, 498 pages, Lettres, xxxi, 455 pages. Uncommon found as a set and uniformly bound. . First Edition. Quarter Calf.… Read more
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Oeuvres de Maximilien Robespierre. In Three Volumes

by Robespierre, Maximilien; Albert Laponneraye; Armand Carrel

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Published
1840
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Paris (13 Faubourg Saint-Denis) : Chez L'e´diteur, 1840. "avec une notice historique, des notes et des commentaires par Laponneraye ; pre´ce´de´es de conside´rations ge´ne´rales par Armand Carrel." Three volumes bound in contemporary qyarter morocco over marbled boards, four gilt raised bands back with gilt lettering, marbled end papers. Very Good, prior owner name and name stamp of J. A.… Read more
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De la Democratie en Amerique. Treizieme Edition. In Two Volumes

by de Tocqueville, Alexis

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Published
1850
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
13th Edition
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$500.00

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Paris: Pagnarre, Editeur, 1850. viii, 512; viii, 476 pages. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary calf, the backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers and edges. With the bookplates of Francis Scawen Blunt, Esq., the father of British poet and author Wilfrid Scawen Blunt. Very Good Plus, a few marginal pencil marks noted, the boards lightly soiled, widely scattered toning,… Read more
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The Dance of Death

by Holbein, Hans; with an Introductory Note by Austin Dobson

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,500.00

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London: George Bell and Sons, 1892. One of 500 copies, there were also 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in half calf over brown buckram, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Very Good, lacking the labels, calf rubbed at edges. With facsimile reproduction of title-page of original edition. Appended are 8 supplementary cuts added… Read more
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A Natural History of British Grasses

by Lowe, E. J.

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Published
1871
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$200.00

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London: Bell & Daldy, 1871. Bound in original blind embossed green cloth with gilt lettering and grass decoration front cover, pale yellow end papers, lacking the front yellow end paper. Very Good, modern gift inscription front paste down, light wear at corners and edges, slight foxing. With numerous color chromolithographs of the various grasses. vi, 245 pages. No publisher's catalogue… Read more
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On the Genesis of the Species. Second Edition.

by Mivart, St. George

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Published
1871
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
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$300.00

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London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1871. Bound in 20th c. green cloth with gilt lettering back, Near Fine, slight foxing at end papers only, light wear to boards at edges. Mivart's critique of Darwin that came after his initial enthusiasm for Darwin's theories. Uncommon in this 2nd London edition. . Second Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 12mo - over… Read more
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. In Three Volumes

by Reid, Thomas

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Published
1819
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
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$500.00

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Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, et al. , 1819. Three volumes handsomely rebound in 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, new end papers, five raised bands with gilt rules and lettering back, Vol. II with the ownership signature of Wellford Addis of the Bureau of Education, Wash. D.C. at front end page. The binding is Fine, the… Read more
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image of The Naturalist&#39;s Library, Vol. III, Mammalia. Lions, Tigers, &amp;c., &amp;c (1843) ; The Natural History of the Feline (1845) .

The Naturalist's Library, Vol. III, Mammalia. Lions, Tigers, &c., &c (1843) ; The Natural History of the Feline (1845) .

by Jardine, Sir William

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Published
1845
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars , 1845. Frontispiece portrait and memoir of Cuvier, with three title pages including engraved series title page. 3rd title page for The Natural History of the Feline title page states "illustrated by thirty-eight colour plates", however Contents page lists plates numbered up to 34, and there are 32 plates with tissue guards present. Bound in contemporary… Read more
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The Captain of the Rajah. A Story of the Sea

by Patterson, Howard; Illustrated by Warren Sheppard

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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New York: Union Square Publishing Company, 1890. 155 pages. Profusely illustrated by Warren Sheppard, with full page illustrations and practically ever page of text with smaller illustrations. . Very Good in original green cloth, decorative end papers, lettering faded yet legible, light wear at edges, hinges starting to open. Uncommon in current commerce, only copy noted at Rare Book Hub… Read more
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Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis & Chloe.

by Longus; Traduites en françois par Jacques Amyot et complétées par P.-L. Courier

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Published
1876
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Delarue Edition
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$125.00

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Paris: Delarue, 1876. Bound in contemporary unsigned half brown pebbled morocco over marbled boards, gilt back, marbled end papers, top gilt, ribbon marker. Very Good Plus, small rubs at corners and spine ends, scattered light toning throughout. . First Delarue Edition . Half Morocco. Very Good Plus. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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image of Le Moyen de Parvenir.Two Volumes. Nouvelle &eacute;dition, collationn&eacute;e sur les textes anciens, avec Notes, Variantes, Index, Glossaire et Notice bibliographique par un Bibliophile campagnard.

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Paris: Leon Willem, Editeur, 1870. In binding stamp signed by "Petit successeur de Simier". Published 1870-72. Two volumes in half red morocco, backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, tops gilt, ribbon markers. Near Fine, small rubs at corners and edges, slight toning at end papers only. With a woodcut portrait of the author and 111 small yet highly detailed woodcut… Read more
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La Vie Publique de Michel Montaigne. Etude Biographique.

by Grun, Alphonse

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Published
1855
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Paris: Librairie d'Amyot, Editeur , 1855. Finely bound in unsigned contemporary polished calf, ornate gilt back, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, top corner bumped, light rubbing at edges, a quite handsome copy. 2 preliminary leaves, xii, 414 pp. . First Edition. Polished Calf. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Madame Saint - Huberty (Bound with) Sophie Arnauld

by de Goncourt, Edmund et Jules

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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$250.00

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Paris: Charpentier et Cie., 1885. Two separate first edition titles bound as one, both published by Charpentier et Cie., 1885, both printed on regular paper. Madame Saint-Huberty by Edmund de Goncourt, Sophie Arnauld by Jules and Edmund de Goncourt. viii, 319, xv, 327 pp. Bound in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, Very Good, light rubbing… Read more
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(Presentation Copy) Sammelband of Ten Un Acte Comedie-Vaudeville

by Renard, Jules (1813-1877)

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Published
1872
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Editions
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$1,000.00

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Paris: E. Dentu, 1872. RARE. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"a mon ? ami Lambert V. souvenir "? Jules Renard". Jules Renard (1813-1877) was a French playwright and vaudevillist, not to be confused with the later Jules Renard (1864-1910), who is known for his Journals. A sammelband of ten first editions of his vaudeville comedies in… Read more
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