Paris: La Table Ronde, 1955. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with red leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, light wear to spine bands, surface tears to paper, light wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has ink inscription on front endpapers, tanning to endpapers, age-toning to paper; Text in French; 344 pages.
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Paris: Maison et Cie Editeurs, 1955. Thick Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 2 Volumes; Boards are slightly age toned with rubbing & smudges on exterior as well as minor edge wear, v. 2 shows slight detaching of front panel along gutter from spine and v. 1 has small tear near head edge at front, both have previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; Text blocks have good bindings and slight age toning along exterior edges, but pages are unmarked; pp 2300. French language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2009. Quarto; pp 309; VG-/G; brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket has modest wear; some sticker residue to front; cloth has clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge; frontispiece; ex-library stamp to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts -French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2009. Quarto; pp 309; VG/G; brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket has modest wear; some rubbing to edges; cloth has clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts -French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1967. folio in wraps. good. Heavy shelf and wear to wraps. Very large open tear on spine. Closed tear on top of front wrap. Contains 6 large color plates. 8 large black and white plates. Comes with 6 page addition with art news of the day. Book is unbound. Comes in clear plastic bag. Shelve in locked case 11. Spine is white with no text.
Zodiaque, 1953. Booklet [10 x 11]; pp 55; Fair/paperback; off-white spine with black text; scarce English translation; fragile condition; exterior shows noticeable chips to edges; few smudges to exterior; heavy crease to rear; faux jacket; text block shows slight age toning toward interior edges; frontispiece; small crease to edge of frontispiece; illustrated; French and English text;.
Paris: Chez Pillet et Chez Arthus Bertrand, 1818-1820. Third Edition. Octavo; 7 volumes - volume 1: lxxx, 402 pages,  ads, volume 2: 552, volume 3: 464, volume 4: 512, volume 5: 468, volume 6: 475, volume 7: 472; Fair; full title - De La Chine, ou Description Generale de Cet Empire, Redigee D'Apres Les Memoires De La Mission De Pe-Kin; bound in original paper wraps, sun faded beige labels to spines with black lettering; severe wear and rubbing to spines, cracking at spines to all volumes, volumes 1, 2, 4, 5 are detached or nearly detached at binding, some slight moisture staining to fore edges of first few pages of volumes 1 and 5, slight moisture staining to rear of volumes 4, 6 and 7; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Estavayer-Le-Lac, 1980. Oblong octavo; VG/VG-; brown spine, black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on rear edges, sticker on front, protected by BroDart; boards slightly bowed, minor bumping on fore corners and spine edges, penciling on front end paper, erased penciling on front and rear end papers; text block age toned, light soiling on exterior head edge; 127pp.
Paris: Textuel, 2003. First Edition. Folio, 102 pages, VG-; quarter-bound, red cloth spine, blue and brown pictorial gloss paper boards: very mild overall wear to boards, slight creasing to cloth spine along hinges, very mild edgewear to boards; interior clean, replete with full-color gloss photographic plates; SIGNED by Gruyaert to half-title page; text in French; shelved Case 11.
Paris: Librairie de la Construction Moderne, 1909. Fifth edition. Set of four large octavos in 1/2 red marble and leather with six-band spine and gold letters; VG; moderate soiling; good binding; dusty edges; paper age-toned; text and drawings in good condition; in French; shelved above China Section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 1981. Octavo; pp 390; G/paperback; beige spine with black text; full title: Politique et Histoire au Moyen Age: Recueil d'Articles Sur l'Histoire Politique et l'Historiographie Medievale (1956-1981); covers have moderate shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; samm sticker to rear; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges, due to handling; interior clean; illustrated; French text.
Paris: Editions Aubier-Montaigne, 1980. Octavo; pp 439; G/paperback; yellowish beige spine with black text; covers show slight sun darkening to exterior; intact panels; minor creases to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; mild defect to front gutter; previous owner's name to ffep; mild toning inside; text in French;.
Paris: Librairie Floury, 1944. First limited edition (#480 of 600). Folio rebound in pale blue cloth with navy blue sticker on spine; VG; moderate soiling on boards; some discoloration around edges; strong binding; original covers in good condition; slight bump on first pages at top left; slightly age-toned paper clean; text and plates clean; contains 93 plates with extensive commentaries in French; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Boston: Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, n.d. Octavo; Good; green spines with gilt text; 6 volumes; original publisher's cloths show moderate wear to exteriors; black titles to fronts; black and gilt borders and decorations to fronts and spines; some white spotting to exteriors; beveled edges; mild rubbing to edges; intact boards; text blocks have darkened somewhat due to age; profusely illustrated throughout volumes with tissue guards to some; light foxing sprinkled to some pages; slight staining toward fore edges of some vols. 1, 3 and 5; cracking to gutters; light chips to page fore edge to vol. 3; previous owner's name to ffeps; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: R. Roger et F. Chernoviz, 1916. first limited edition (No. 493 of 600). large quarto rebound in beige hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; some shelf wear on spine and soiling on boards; bumped corners; light foxing on some pages; thick parchment paper clean; text clean; 35 pages of plates at the end; in French; shelved in Room 13; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Societe D'Editions, 1970. Octavo; pp 504; G/paperback; tanned spine with black text; gray covers have slight toning toward edges; text block shows slight tone to edges; previous owner's name inside front cover; some pencil inside; mild defect to front hinge and page 268; illustrated; text in French;.
Brussels: Arcade Editions, 1960. Limited Edition (1/2800). Quarto, 272 pages; VG; quarter bound in gray cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt tooling; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; profusely illustrated with tipped in plates; signed on the limitation page; housed in gray publisher's slipcase; shelved front table.
Paris: Librairie D'Edme Picard, 1849. Second edition. Large Quarto; Fair-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; 2 Volumes; Boards of v. 2 have detaching front panel with tears at head and tail spine edges and taped tears at head fore edges of both volumes, some scratching on panels as well as rubbed corners near spine and rubbing & small tears along all edges of both volumes, peeling tear near tail edge on front panel and peeling tear near spine head edge on rear panel on v. 2; Text blocks have slight foxing along exterior edges and on first few pages and toward rear of text; pp 298. French text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. First edition. Octavo; pp 388; VG-/G; Beige spine with dark red text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to edges, sunning to spine; cloth has light sunning exterior, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. First Edition. 10mo; pp 331; G+/no-DJ; burgundy pictorial spine with gilt text; white and gilt drawing to front; gilt and white titles to front; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; clean text pages; illustrated; good binding;.
Rennes: Guillaume Vatar, 1748. Translation. Small octavo; Good+ condition; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; gilt filigree in panels; major shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear;split start; edges, tinted red; text block, clean; some dog-ears; 848 pp., w/table des matieres, 31 pp.; boards, edges w/gilt filigree, worn; scarring; endpapers, toning starts; else good; TEXT IN FRENCH. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Lyon, France: Chez Bruyset, 1796. 32mo (under 5" tall) in brown leather boards, title on spine in faded gilt on red label. Wear to boards; edges and boards rubbed, corners lightly bumped and fraying, spine lightly cracked and lightly chipped at ends. Marbled endpages and edges of textblock, textblock ang pages agetoned, scattered foxing to pages as well. TEXT IN FRENCH. Single odd Volume. Previous owner's signature on title page. Previous owner was Jacques-Nicolas Paillot de Montabertan, an accomplished French artist who painted several well known works. Several sketches in pencil on free-end-papers.
Lyon, France: Chez Bruyset, 1796. 32mo (under 5" tall) in brown leather boards, title on spine in faded gilt on red label. Wear to boards; edges and boards rubbed, corners lightly bumped and fraying, spine lightly cracked and lightly chipped at ends. Marbled endpages and edges of textblock, textblock ang pages agetoned, scattered foxing to pages as well. TEXT IN FRENCH. Single odd Volume. Prev. owner's signature on title page. Previous owner was Jacques-Nicolas Paillot de Montabertan, an accomplished French artist who painted several well known works.
New York City: Museum of Modern Art, 1949. Small quarto, 170 pages; VG condition; Red-brown wrappers with off-white text on spine and cover, blue reproduction of drawing on cover, spine faded and lightly creased, slight wear to head and foot of spine, general light wear to wrappers; interior binding solid, pages unmarked.
Paris: Aubier, Editions Montaigne, 1943. Edition revue et corrigee. Octavo; “Edition revue et corrigee”; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in red leather, spine is torn (separated) along rear hinge and most of front hinge, wear to corners, surface tears to spine caps, wear to bottom edge, slight spotting and shelfwear to boards; Text block has marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker, tanning to endpapers, ink annotations to title page, light amount of pencil annotations within; German with French translation on facing pages; 480 pages.
Paris: J. Hetzel. 12mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue scuffed leather, unreadable print; Boards half bound with blue leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, spine torn entire length of front hinge and almost entire length of rear, leather scuffed and worn on spine and corners, shelfwear to papered boards; Text block has inscription in ink on half-title page, spotting to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper; Text in French; 201, 271 pages.
Paris: J. Hetzel, Libraire-Editeur, c. 1870. 12mo; Fair/paperback; beige spines with black text; 5 books in 8 volumes: v. 1, Fantine; v. 2, Fantine; v. 3, Cosette; v. 4, Marius; v.5, part 1, L'Idylle Rue Plumet et L'Epopee Rue Saint-Denis; v.6, part 2, LIdylle Rue Plumet et L'Epopee Rue Saint-Denis; v. 7, part 1, Jean Valjean; v. 8, part 2, Jean Valjean; paperback covers are original wraps; exteriors show slight foxing; some chips to edges; v. 6 missing wrapper; text blocks have light toning to interior edges; some cracks to few gutters; deckled edges; text in French;.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1942. Fourth Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Gray and Gold spine with Gold text on Blue spine label; Boards strong, cocking to spine, closed tear along rear joint, some edgewear, some shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has writing in pencil on front pastedown, staining to front endpaper and pastedown, rear endpaper and pastedown, foxing on reverse of title page, title page, page before title page, small brown marks on pages 261 and 263, age toning, otherwise clean; 342 pp; B-R Code on Copyright page.
Paris: Larousse, 1957. first edition. Set of three thick quarto in black hardcovers embossed with gold gilt with illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG-; spine green, beige and blue with white letters; DJ have substantial shelf wear, with tears and abrasions, but protected by brodart; paper and text in good condition; paper slightly faded; text in fine print and in FRENCH; all illustrations in black and white; app. 350 pages each volume; shelved alcove; LR consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Three Sirens Press, 1931. Octavo; pp 339; G/no-DJ; light green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece; deckled fore edge; illustrated; some uncut pages.
Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 1947. Octavo; pp 334; Fair/paperback; dark tan spine with black text; blue covers have noticeable sunning to exterior; sunned spine; minor chips to edges; text block shows age toning toward edges; deckled edges; previous owner's name inside front cover; previous bookshop's sticker to half title page; text in French;.
Paris, France: La Pensee Universelle, 1977. Second. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with red and white text; Covers have shelfwear and edgewear, front cover generally clean, fore edges bow upwards in a wing-like fashion, light creases along the spine, back cover edges lightly bowed as well; Textblock generally clean, some corners slightly folded at the top edge, other pages creased from two-thirds the way up from the middle of the page to the head of the page, foxing along headband, fore and bottom edge, and the free pages before and after the primary textblock; pp 294.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1928. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is age-toned and stained tan with blue text; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, some material loss at edges and corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, deckled pages, chipping to edges, some material loss to edges, age-toning, content is clear; pp 70.
Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. 1866. Second edition. 12mo; Deuxième édition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, wear to hinges, spine caps, and raised bands, light wear to corners and edges; Text block has book plate on front pastedown, torn front hinge, else clean and tight but for mild foxing to some pages; Text in French; iv, 338 pages.
Paris: Mercvre De France, 1912. Limited Edition. small 4to., 89pp.; VG-; 3/4 bound in green leather, partially faded to brown, marbled boards; spine brown with elaborate tooling, some gilt, two panels, gilt lettering; front board lower corner missing a chip some shelfwear, mild scratches to leather on rear board, small amount of peeling to corners; wear to hinges; rebound, appears to have been in wraps at one point, wrap covers bound in; of 300 copies on paper vellum, this is copy 236; shelved case 12.
Paris: Ernest Bourdin, Editeur, 1862. Large Octavo; pp 644; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; raised bands and gilt borders to spine; black front and rear; blind stamped borders to boards; cloth has some soiling to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; rubbed corners; text block shows all edges gilt; frontispiece with tissue guard; tissue guard shows staining; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters; silk endpapers; illustrated; French text.
Hachette Litterature, 1984. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with red and black print; DJ has edgewear, small tears at top and bottom edges, mild shelfwear; Boards in brown paper with gold print, slight wear to spine tail and slight bump to bottom front edge, else clean and strong; Text block has inscription on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in French; 522 pages.