Vienne: De L'imprimerie Imperiale et Royale, 1815. First Edition. Small Quarto, , 334,  pages; VG; bound in 3/4 leather, green label with gilt titling, tree calf patterned paper boards; pattered endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild scattered foxing; wide margins; minor archival repair to fore edge of page 1; mild rubbing and wear to boards; With a Preamble, 121 Articles, and 18 Annexes; with errata in rear; text in French; shelved case 7.
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Paris: Chez Vincent, 1772. second edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Half-bound leather spine with boards which have rubbed, sunned and scratched exterior with bumped and fraying edges, spine edges have tears and peeling and cracking of outer spine most notably on vol. 2 at head edge, however panels are still intact; Text blocks show darkening due to age with slight shadow toning on end papers and pastedowns, and stiff pages which are still fully bound and intact; pp 762. French text.
Paris: Distribue par Discina. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print on a black ground; Boards in marbled blue paper and blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, vendor label on front pastedown; Appears to be a bound compilation of a paperback of scenario and illustrations from the film, a program from a 1944 “Soiree de gala” presentation of the film, and two tickets to that presentation (one with name in blue pencil written on it); unpaged, chiefly illustrations (b&w).
Paris: Imprime Chez Arte, 1968. Magazine [13x17]; pp 22; Fair/paperback; red covers with black and white text to front; pictorial covers; moderate sunning to exterior; some chipping to edges; missing rear tail fore edge; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; French text; arts - French.
Paris: Demoraine et Compagnie, 1824. First Edition. 32mo., 128 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's red long-grained morocco, smooth spine with gilt tooling, no title, fillet and dentelle border on covers; dull gilt to all edges; rear two gatherings uncut; gutters loosely attached; text in French; Illustrated with 3 maps bound in front, "Plan de Paris et de ses Faubourgs", "La France et les Etats voisins", and "l'Europe divisées en ses principales parties", some mild wear to maps, two tears along folds; SP consignment; shelved case 3.
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1868-1880. 18mo; 5 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, light scuffing to leather; Textblocks have red-speckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, stains from leather edges on endpapers; CONTENTS [note: series "No." taken from Complete catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American authors, Leipzig, 1905): Friends in Council : a series of readings and discourse thereon : in two volumes. Vol. I [No. 1303] / Sir Arthur Helps. (1873; cracked front hinge, foxing throughout; 263 pages) — A Cruise Upon Wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1447] / Charles Allston Collins. (1874; surface tear to paper on rear; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 288 pages) — Two French Marriages : in two volumes. Vol. I (Collection of British Authors, vol. 991) [No. 991] / Mrs. C. Jenkin. (1868; penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing throughout; 299 pages) — A Poetry-Book of Songs and Sonnets, Odes and Idylls. Second Series, From the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time [No. 1751] / Amelia B. Edwards [editor] (1878; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; “A Poetry Book II”— spine; x, 334 pages) — Mrs. Denys of Cote : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1904] / Holme Lee (1880; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 296 pages).
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1822. First edition. Thick quarto in burgundy leather with gold gilt; six-band spine with heavy gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards, mostly around spine and edges; gilt edges; paper sunned with light, occasional foxing or offsetting; text in French; contains an engraving on each page with descriptive paragraphs; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; SD consignment.
[Paris]: 1771. Octavo; VG; bound in period 3/4 morocco, marbled boards, gilt titling to spine, bookplate to front pastedown; ownership in ink to ffep; Contain Issues No. 26-43, Du Lundi 1 Avril 1771-Du Vendredi 31 Mai 1771; pages 101-176; pages 105-108 have a large chunk missing from the upper fore corner; shelved case 9.
Valbor-Strasbourg: [Annuaire de la Societe d'Histoire et d'Archeologie du Ried-Nord], 1990. Thick Octavo; pp 639; G/no-DJ; white spine with black text; boards show slight soiling to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior; interior clean; illustrated; English and French texts.
Gettysburg, PA: James Magee, printer, 1802. Rare Gettysburg imprint. 16mo; good+/none; full brown leather with gilt title and panel rulings; new endpapers; ex libris, signature, title-page; all corners and edges, chipping, wear, and some abrasions; text block, clean with foxing, spot staining; and light general age-toning; 272 pp.; small dog-ears with text loss on final pages, 271-272, missing head-edge; spine and boards, creases and scars; else very good; ---CONSIGNMENT. Shelved Case #3.
Milano: Biblioteca di via Senato Edizioni, 2004. Quarto; pp 142; VG-/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show slight soiling to exterior; light sunning to exterior; faux flaps; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Italian; Italian text.
n.p. Service Historique de la Marine, 1991. Small Quarto; pp 255; VG-/paperback; navy blue spine with white text; covers show slight creases to front and rear; crease to spine; mildly sunned tail edge; minor edge wear; intact panels; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; text in French.
Paris: Editions Nilsson, n.d. 12mo; pp 310; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound light brown spine with gilt text; gilt decorations spine; sundarkened spine; marbled boards show slight sunfading to exterior; some rubbing to joints and edges; minor chip to spine head edge; sturdy boards; text block has some toning fore and tail exterior edges; cracking to gutters; illustrated; French text;.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Small Booklet; pp 49; G/paperback; ivory spine without text; covers show some soiling to exterior, brown text to front with illustration; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; minor toning to some pages, otherwise clean; French/Creole text NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Paris: Editions de le Reunion des musees nationaux, 1988. Octavo; pp 316; VG-/paperback; blue/brown pictorial spine with white text; this volume only; covers have mild wear to corners; light sunning to spine; clean exteriors; intact panels; faux flaps; text block clean; profusely illustrated; text in French; arts - Modern;.
Paris: Histoire et Collections, 1986. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with red print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, wear to spine caps, mild amount of smudging on rear; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; Each of the six issues is separately paged, illustrated (some color).
Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Imprimeurs-Libraires, 1886. Large Thick Octavo; Fair/paperback; dark tan spine with black text; volume 7, this volume only; covers show sun darkening to spine; few chips to spine edges; vertical crack to mid spine; intact panels; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; some uncut pages; light foxing to few pages; illustrated; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Lemarchand, 1802. new edition. 12mos. in light brown leather; Good; 5-band spines with gold letters and burgundy frame; some amount of shelf wear mostly on spine and edges; binding strong; previous owner's tiny seal on title page; frontispiece portrait loose; paper faded and foxed, text clean in tight print; in FRENCH; shelved in France section.
Lyon: Societe de Topographie Historique, 1986? Facsimile. Elephant size folio in beige hardcovers with brown letters; VG; portfolio in good condition; contains 25 plates; the original facsimile of the detailed plan of the city in the 1550s was published in 1876; shelved front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: G. Charpentier et E. Fasquelle, Editeurs, 1894. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards are sunned with rubbing along edges and spine with strong panels; Text block has darkened due to age with stiff pages, slight cracking between pastedowns and end papers at hinges but pages are still intact. French language.
Paris 6eme: author, 1939. first edition. Folio in grey and black soft covers in good condition; spine with open tear; loose binding; text and paper clean; pp. 140; introduction by Paul Valery; contains art by Courbet, Seurat, Miro, and Rouault as well as Ancient Greece and Roman illuminations; please note: lithographs pp. 51-54 missing; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs. Shelve in CASE #11.
Paris 6eme: author, 1938. first edition. tall folio in orange soft covers; VG; covers in good condition; loose binding; text, paper, and plates in good condition; introduction by Rabindranath Tagore; pp. 132; in English; contains Moslem, Persian, Indian, and Chinese art and photographs, as well as Bonnard, Matisse and Delacroix; please note: plates missing on pp. 6, and 51-58; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs. Shelve in CASE #11.
Paris: Gauthier -Villars et fils, 1892. Quarto; G+ condition hardcover; Text in French; Quarter leather binding with green spine and red label with gold text; Boards have severe rubbing and bumping to the corners and edges, rear board detached but present; front paste down has an inch square label with the name and address of the previous owner; Text block is age-toned with considerable foxing on limited pages; pages are also have minimally tanned otherwise volume is very legible; 112p. Please see all five photos for details. Book now kept in protective bag.. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Ochettaz: Editions Centre de droit Arabe et Musulman, 2016. Quarto; pp 463; VG-/paperback; brownish gray spine with white text; covers show little wear to exterior; intact panels; text block exterior edges have small smudge to exterior fore edge; interior clean; illustrated; text in French and Arabic.
Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. Octavo; pp 749; VG-; burgundy/black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge; light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; ex-library markings to title and copyright pages; ex-library stamp and pouch to pastedown; illustrated; interior clean.
Le Sycomore, 1984. First Limited Edition (#176 of 500). Oblong folio in black cloth with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; white letters on spine; DJ has some closed tears around edges, protected by brodart; strong binding; paper and text clean; pp. 301; author's signature and dedication on last front end page; very scarce; contains chapters on the uses of light in cinematography and in the arts, as well as philosophical and artistic descriptions of the role of light in photography; some full size pages in color; long, beautiful quote from Alain Robbe-Grillet inside front cover; in French; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Aubert et Cie. Quartos, unpaginated; Good condition; Worn light brown quarter-bound leather spine with black and gold indented bands and gilded text, significant wear to spine head, foot and hinges, significant rubbing to green cloth board edges, heavy bumping to corners, slight wear to boards, scratching to textblock edges; foxing and age-toning to pages, heavy in some portions and light in others, previous owner name written neatly on title page of both volumes, all plates by Honoré Daumier present (Volume I: 50 plates, Volume II: 51 plates); Volume I  Volume II .
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1973. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild smudging on spine and rear, light age-toning; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, light shelfwear on rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xii, 220 pages.
Lausanne and Paris: La Bibliotheque de Arts, 1976. Large Quarto; pp 415; G/G-; light green spine with black text; volume one only; dust jacket shows some sunning to exterior; few chips to head edge; mylar wrap has slight soiling; few chips to edges; cloth shows light sun fading to edges; exterior has light wear; some rubbing wear to corners; slightly cocked spine, as is; text block edges have slight foxing; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in French; arts - French; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Paris: Chez Desaint & Saillant, Libraires, 1762. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in contemporary acid-washed calf, paneled gilt spine with two labels and gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, cracking to hinges; text block edges red; marbled endpapers; This set is lacking the scarce third volume; ex-library, with labels to tail of spines, bookplates to front paste-downs, blind-stamp to title-pages, possible other markings; BS consignment; shelved case 3.
Paris: Eugene Figuiere, 1913. Sixth edition. Quarto in brown and grey illustrated hardcovers; VG; vinyl covers and paper wraps with shelf wear and discoloration; boards clean; binding strong; paper highly discolored with some foxing; 46 plates at the end, clean; text clean; pp. 84; in French; shelved in Case # 11.
Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs, 1869. Octavo; pp 719; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has some rubbing to exterior; raised bands to spine; gilt decorations to spine; blind stamped borders to panels; text block show all edges gilt; interior clean; previous owner's name to front endpaper; cracking to front gutter; some soiling to endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; French text;.
Paris: Arts et Metiers, 1955. G+ Condition. Wide 4to in dark green boards half-bound (spine and corners) in green cloth, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Edges of boards rubbed, spine agetoned, light scattered wear and staining to boards. TEXT IN FRENCH. Top and fore edges of textblock foxed, pages otherwise clean. A number of pages of photo images scattered throughout. 543 pp. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions.
Givors: André Martel, 1948. Fourth. Octavo, 273 pages; Good + condition; Spine worn with multiple lengthwise creases and small pieces torn off at head and foot, small tear to bottom rear cover, creases and spotting to both covers; clean interior with many uncut pages, binding loose in places but all pages remain attached, contains numerous B&W photographs; sold as is.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. First American edition. Octavo; First American edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with black banner, white print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has slight mark in ink to bottom edge, else clean and tight; xix, 295 pages, illustrated (b&w).