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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.
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.
Amsterdam: Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, & van Someren, 1684. Please see all five photos for details. 24mo in contemporary vellum boards. light wear to edges of boards, some slight soiling, vellum folded over at edges of boards, vellum at bottom edges of "folds" is completely worn away, leather stripes at top and bottom of spine, top stripe reads "h." bottom stripe reads "N.3124" binding tight, previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, pages crisp and bright, though a little wrinkled, minimal foxing, writing in pencil on ffep, else pages free from marking, fold-out astronomical chart between pp. 144 & 145 in superb condition. 551 pp. This volume only, from a 25 volume set detailing European history from 1686 through 1693, This volume covers September through December, 1686 . TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf with ephemera items.
Tunis: Ministere des Affaires Culturelles et de L'Information, 1971. Booklet; G-/no-DJ paperback; Yellow spine with black text; Covers have moderate wear such as lightly smudged and rubbed exterior with fraying & rubbed edges; Text block light writing inside front cover with slight wear along edges due to handling, page 85 has red ink mark but otherwise general wear with good binding; pp 214. French language.
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: Editions Diderot, 1946. First edition. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Terra cotta spine with white text; Frenchlanguage; Boards have moisture staining towards lower front edge with rubbing, spotting on exterior surfaces & corners, but have no major structural defects; Text block has darkened with age, also some moisture staining most notably along exterior edges, overall pages are intact & tightly bound to spine; pp 235.
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.
Paris: Caisse Nationale de Monuments Historiques, 1965. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, orange with black print; Cover is orange with black print, fading to spine, slight stain on front, slight edgewear,; Text block is clean and tight, beginning to separate from cover at bottom of spine; Text in French; 443 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
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.
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: Alphonse Leclere, 1861. first edition. Small octavo in dark brown leatherette with framed gold gilt; in good condition; 6-band embossed spine with small, open tears along edges; binding strong; ornate end pages; gilt edges; paper slightly faded; text clean; tight print; slight musty odor; pp. 219; contains 33 letters addressed from uncle to nephew, and 39 plates of colored engravings in very good condition; in FRENCH; shelved in Case # 4.
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: Librairie Larousse, 1948, 1949. Mixed edition. Quarto; pp 1076+1092; VG-; black spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have sunning to exteriors, vol 1 shows slight cracking to front joint, mild rubbing to corners, exteriors have raised curved linear texture; text blocks show slight age toning to edges, previous owner's name to ffep; interiors clean; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Bruxelles: Editions Meddens, 1968. Quarto (10"w x 13.5"h); good/good; dj, white spine with black text; dj [Brodart], moderate shelf wear; 2" closed tear, bottom of front cover; HB, white spine with gold text; boards, moderate soiling along the edges; text block, clean; illustrated in black-and-white and in color; 211pp.---TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelved in French section. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Paris: Gauthier -Villars et fils, 1892. Quarto; G+;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; 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.
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1973. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with dark green text; French language; Covers have faux DJ flaps, slight age toning around edges, lightly rubbed edges, but otherwise glossy exterior surface; Text block has overall light tone and unmarked; pp 288.
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: Larousse, 1995. Nouvelle presentation. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Blue spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, large blemish from previous sticker on rear cover, blemish on tail edge of front cover, minor bumping otherwise boards are strong; Binding solid; UCLA imprint on text block exterior, text block clean, in French language; 630 pp.