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La Conference Entre Luther Et Le Diable Au Sujet De La Messe Racontee par Luther lui-meme Traduction nouvelle en regard du Texte Latin par Isidore Liseux Ave les Remarques et Annotations des Abbes De Cordemoy et Lenglet-Dufresnoy. Frontispiece grave a l'eau-forte par J. Amiot.
Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1875. From the library of Dr. C.B. Farrar with his bookplate.
12mo., cont. red calf spine, gilt decoration, marble boards, viii, 91, (4)pp. With the original wrappers bound in at rear.
A fine copy.



$1250     Book Number: 30871         Order / Enquire
 
 



Les Mille Et Une Nuits Contes Arabes Traduits Par A. Galland Suivis De Nouveaux Contes De Caylus Et De L'Abbe Blanchet. Avec Une Preface Historique Par M. Jules Janin.
Paris: Pourrat Freres, Editeur, 1839-1838. In four volumes.
Tall 8vo., cont. brown calf spines, marble boards, leather spine labels. Some foxing, heavier in the first portion of each volume, bookplate o/w a near fine set.


$1250     Book Number: 30273         Order / Enquire



Les Mille Et Une Nuits Contes Arabes Traduits Par Galland. Edition Illustree Par Les Meilleurs Artistes Francais et Etrangers. Revue et corrigee sur l'edition princeps de 1704; Augmente D'Une Dissertation Sur Les Mille Et Une Nuits. Par M. Le Baron Silvestre De Sacy, ......
Paris: Ernest Bourdin Et Cie, nd. (185-?) In three volumes.
Sm.4to., contemporary brown morocco spine, marble boars, gilt spine decoration, viii, 480, (1); 573; 482, (1)pp. Foxing throughout, lower corner broken off the upper cover of volume three, but still a very nice, attractive set.


$650     Book Number: 31015         Order / Enquire



Les Plaisirs De L'Amour Ou Recuil De Contes, Histoires & Poemes galans.
Mont-Parnasse (Paris): Apollon, 1782. Three volumes bound in one.
12mo., 19th century black half morocco, marble boards, raised bands, 143; 140; 142pp. Bookplate o/w a fine copy.


$600     Book Number: 30814         Order / Enquire



Lettres Et Epitres Amoureuses E'Heloise Et D'Abeilard.
Londres: no publisher, 1780. In two volumes. Nouvelle edition (so stated).
12mo., contemporary paper wrappers, 234; 228pp. Bookplate, wear to extremities o/w very good.


$275     Book Number: 31240         Order / Enquire



Memoires Pour Servir A L'Histoire De Brandebourg.
Berlin: Chez Ambroise Haude..... 1750.
12mo., full contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt compartments, leather spine label, 284pp. Bookplate, head of spine chipped, outer hinges cracked but still very good.


$350     Book Number: 23667         Order / Enquire


BERGERAT, Emile.
A Wild Sheep Chase. Notes of a Little Philosophical Journey in Corsica. From the French of.....
New York: Macmillan, 1894.
8vo., orig. maroon cloth with small dec. in gilt on upper cover, 315pp. Marks on pastedown from removal of bookplate, newspaper clipping on e/paper, slight rubbing at spine ends but o/w near fine.
Described in a review as "a book of travel that is neither wearisome, nor a repetition of what somebody else said before is rare. Here, the well known island of Corsica appears in a new light." The descriptions include, details of Ajaccio, Bocognano, La Pintica, Corte, La Scala Di Santa Regina, Bastia, the north coast, the west coast and the south.

$500     Book Number: 777         Order / Enquire


ABBOTT, John S.C.
The History of Napoleon III. Emperor of the French. Including a Brief Narrative of All the Most Important Events which have Occurred in Europe Since the Fall of Napoleon I until the Overthrow of the Second Empire and the Death of Napoleon III.
Boston: A.B. Russell, 1873. First edition.
Sm.4to., orig. green cloth with small gilt decoration on the upper cover and the spine, 730pp. This copy has been professionally rebacked with the original spine laid down, new e/papers, a very good copy.


$200     Book Number: 22925         Order / Enquire


ALLEN, Grant.
Paris.
Boston: L.C. Page & Co., (1912). New edition.
8vo., orig. maroon cloth with elaborate decoration, (xxiv), 496pp. Spine a bit faded making lettering dull o/w near fine.


$50     Book Number: 23020         Order / Enquire


AMIEL, Henri-Frederic.
Amiel's Journal.....Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1887. Two volumes bound in one, as issued. First edition in English, remainder issue?
8vo., orig. blue cloth, lxxii, 240; 355pp. Extensive notes on the rear blanks and e/papers in purple ink (additions to the index), some occasional underlining in purple pencil and ticks in blue in the margin but o/w a near fine copy.


$250     Book Number: 29040         Order / Enquire


ANON.
Memoires Secrets d'un Tailleur pour Dames par une Femme masquee.
Brussels: Gay et Douce, 1880. First edition. 1 of 100 copies.
8vo., cont. dark blue three quarter morocco, marble boards, raised bands, single gilt dec. in compartments, T.E.G., 162pp. Small hole in outer margin of pp.157-162 not affecting text o/w a fine copy of a pretty book.
Alfred Rose Register of Erotic Books #2937.

$250     Book Number: 22617         Order / Enquire


ANON.
The Duchess Renee and Her Court.
New York: American Tract Society, (1872).
12mo., orig. cloth, 200pp. Some wear to extremities o/w a very good copy.


$35     Book Number: 19210         Order / Enquire


ARETIN, Divin.
L'Oeuvre Du Divin Aretin. ........Introduction Et Notes Par Guillaume Apollinaire.
Paris: Bibliotheque Des Curieux, 1909, 1923. In two volumes.
Tall 8vo., cont. red morocco spines, marble boards. Paper slightly browned o/w fine.


$250     Book Number: 31363         Order / Enquire


BAEDEKER, Karl.
Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire Excluding Paris and Its Environs. Handbook for Travellers......
Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1909. Fifthedition.
12mo., orig. red cloth, xxxvi, 454 pp. About fine.


$125     Book Number: 22981         Order / Enquire


BAEDEKER, Karl.
Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire Excluding Paris and Its Environs. Handbook for Travellers......
Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1909. Fifthedition.
12mo., orig. red cloth, xxxvi, 454 pp. About fine in d/w which has chipping to the spine ends and a water stain but is o/w very good.


$125     Book Number: 32242         Order / Enquire


BAIRD, John S.
Transplanetd Flowers, Or Memoirs of Mrs. Rumpff.....and the Duchess De Broglie, Daughter of Madame De Stael. With An Appendix by......
New York: John S. Taylor, 1839. First edition.
Sm.8vo., orig. cloth, 159pp. Scattered foxing, spine faded with a small hole in the spine but still a very nice copy.
The memoirs of the Duchess de Broglie runs from p.92 to the end.

$125     Book Number: 21637         Order / Enquire


BARBIER, A.A.
Nouvelle Bibliotheque D'Un Homme De Gout, Entierement Refondue, Corrigee et Augmentee........Par A.A. Barbier...Et N.L.M. Desessarts....
Paris: Chiz Duminil-Lesueur.... 1808-1810. In five volumes.
8vo., cont. half calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt compartments, leather labels. Bookplates, bindings somewhat rubbed but still very good.
A.A. Barbier [1765-1825] French librarian and bibliographer. In 1794 he became a member of the temporary commission of the arts and was charged with the duty of distributing among the various libraries of Paris the books that had been confiscated during the Revolution. He became the librarian to Napoleon in 1807. He died in 1825. (11th Brit).

$750     Book Number: 28398         Order / Enquire


BARINE, Arvede.
Louis XIV et La Grande Mademoiselle (1652-1693).
Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1912. Fourth edition.
8vo., cont. dark green morocco spine, cloth, small gilt dec. on spine, 392pp. Paper browned o/w fine.


$150     Book Number: 22616         Order / Enquire


BASCHET, Armand.
Les Comediens Italiens a la Cour de France sous Charles IX, Henri III, Henri IV et Louis XIII.
Paris: E. Plon et Cie, 1882.
8vo., cont. calf spine, marble boards, raised bands, gilt compartments, leather spine label, xv, 367pp. Outer hinges a bit rubbed but still a very nice copy.
History of Italian comedies in France from the earliest recorded appearance in teh 1500's through the 1600's.

$225     Book Number: 22699         Order / Enquire


BASHKIRTSEFF, Marie.
The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff. Translated with an Introduction by Mathilde Blind.
London: Cassell & Company, 1890. First edition in one volume.
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth, (xxxiv), 694pp. Name, some minor rubbing o/w a near fine copy.
Marie Konstantinova Bashirtseff [1860-1884] Russian painter and diarist, born in Poltava Province. She spent most of her short life living in France. Given a private education she mastered several languages but her ambition was to sing. However in 1877 her voice failed, so she decided to study painting with Bastien-Lepage in the women's class at the Academie Julien in Paris. She held her first exhibition in the Salon in 1880 and in 1883 her painting "Jean and Jacques" won the award. She died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-four. Bashkirtseff's diary is one of the most remarkbable "journaux intimmes" of the 19th century. Started in Nice in 1873, it ends only 11 days before her death. She began for "her own satisfaction" but before long it evolved into "her intentional means of leaving her imprint on posterity." It contains descriptions of childhood feelings, fantasies, ambitions and an analysis of adolescent sensitivity, which combine to paint a vivid and intimate psychological self portrait. As well, it provides an accurate portrayal of the practical everyday trials of a female painter.

$350     Book Number: 23676         Order / Enquire


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