Paris: Sauret, 1962. First Edition. Large quarto in slipcase; VG/VG case; Numbered 2201 of a limited edition of 4125; Off white spine with black lettering; Book is in original glassine cover which has some small tears and a chip missing; Box has light shelf wear, along the edges and the corners; Wraps are toned, interior clean; 146 plates on 183 pages; Shelved in Case 11.
French Art [Dupont Only]
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1996. Quarto; pp 600; VG/VG; white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior, now protected with a mylar covering; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; profusely illustrated; signed by Joseph Rishel; shelved monographs.
Washington, D.C.; New Haven: National Gallery of Art; Yale University Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 350 pages; VG/VG; Spine is orange with white and light orange lettering; Dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal shelf-wear along the top and bottom edges, along with a small scratch near the bottom of the spine; binding and pages clear with no markings; shelved French art.
Paris: Editions Emile-Paul Freres, 1927. Limited Edition, #HC/225. Quarto; VG-; housed in original wraps inside original chemise inside original box, chemise and box falling apart but present; gatherings partially disbound, but all present; Edition limited to 225 numbered copies, of which this one is numbered 'HC'; illustrated with 20 original etchings out of text (5 lithographs, of which one is in color, and 15 etchings, of which one in color); shelved case 11.
Paris: Librairie Floury, 1929. First Edition, 1/200. Quarto, 247,  VG/VG; protected in original waxed glassine, mild chipping; original etching as frontispiece, illustrated with sixteen full-page illustrations with paper-guards, ten in color, and numerous in-text black and white illustrations; limited to 200 copies; shelved case 11.
Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot Freres, 1878. Quarto, xiii, 560 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth, sun-faded spine with gilt lettering; mild wear to hinges, some chipping to head of spine; marbled endpapers; mild foxing throughout; Illustrated with of 16 Chromolithographs and 250 woodcuts (of which 20 are taken out of text); consignment; shelved case 11.
[Paris]: De l'imprimerie royale, 1752. First Edition. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf with gilt seal to center of each board, newly rebacked in pale brown leather, two burgundy labels with gilt titling; all edges of text block gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 3 engraved headbands and 2 title vignettes.; shelved case 7.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art; Franklin Library, 1987. First Edition Thus. Quartos, Twelve Volumes; VG; bound by the Franklin Library in full leather in twelve distinctive colors; gilt decorated spines and boards; four raised bands on spines; all edges of text blocks gilt; silk bookmarks bound in; No leaflet or other Franklin Library ephemera.; interiors clean; Volume Titles: 1) Greece and Rome; 2) Egypt and the Ancient Near East; 3) Europe in the Middle Ages; 4) The Renaissance in Italy and Spain: 5) The Renaissance in the North; 6) Europe in the Age of Monarchy; 7) Europe in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution; 8) Modern Europe; 9) The United States of America; 10) Asia; 11) the Islamic World; 12) The Pacific Islands, Africa, and the Americas.; heavy, please contact for accurate shipping costs; shelved above easton press.
Paris, France: Éditions Cercle d'Art, 1966. First Edition. Square quarto; 189 pages, [1 blank page], [8 page index]; VG-/G+: white DJ, black lettering: closed tear to top edge and bottom edge of front cover, mild overall wear to covers, DJ protected by mylar; beige buckram boards, no lettering to spine, blue and red "Picasso" to front board: boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; slight fraying to cloth boards; slight bumping to corners; mild wear/waving to text-block; interior clean, replete with laid-in and tipped-in gloss images of Picasso's work; text in French; shelved Front Table.
London; Paris: J. Dodsley; De L'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1789. A unique collection of both the original French and the English translation of the famed novel, together with an awe-inspiring collection of proofs before letters by esteemed French artists. Three volumes housed in a custom three-part black and red leather box, gilt titling to spine, box solid, some wear and cracking; Paul et Virginie is bound in full burgundy morocco, triple gilt rules to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling, all edges of text block gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate to front endpaper; Unsigned binding, but early invoice states it was bound by Derome., Paris: De L'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1789. with half-title, 12mo., xxxv, 243 pages, with 4 black and white plates, foxing to plate edges; "Prix, papier vélin d'Essone, 6. liv."; Both volumes of Paul and Mary are bound in matching full green morocco with elegant gilt tooling, paneled spines similarly gilt; all edges of text blocks gilt; doublures burgundy morocco with matching design to boards, embroidered silk endpapers facing doublures, marbled endpapers following; incredibly tight binding; bookplate to marbled endpaper; Bound by Chambolle-Duru with their gilt stamp to front doublure; London: printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, ; With an Autograph Letter Signed by Saint-Pierre, addressed "Au Citoyen Le Danois" (André Bazile Le Danois de La Soisière), a member of the Council of Ancients. Measuring ~9 x 6.7 inches (~23 x 17 cm.), with integral address leaf attached. Small tear to upper left corner where seal was attached, small archival repair to upper right corner, neither impacting and writing. Four Postal stamps present on integral address leaf. Actual text is 25 lines in Saint-Pierre's hand, responding to a letter by Le Danois about a meeting, countering his proposed date of the 8th with the 10th. He then goes on to discuss how he was tricked by a man that he had not seen for 20 years, as well as by a young woman. He defends himself that he in no way was compromising the interests of the Republic. The letter is dated "Paris, ce 7 ventose an 7" ( February 26th, 1799); With invoice circa 1895 from E. F. Bonaventure, with a handwritten description of the three volumes in purple ink. "Unique copy in an exquisite Binding by Chambolle extra illustrated with rare set all proofs before letters" "1. Set of proofs by [Achille] Devéria 2. Set of proofs by Corboald 3. Set of proofs ??? 4. Set of proofs Medallions in color 5. Set of proofs Medallions [in color] by Dutailly [Guyot sculp] 6. Set of proofs by Desenne 7. Set proofs by [Jean-Michel] Moreau 8. Set proofs by [Tony] Johannot 9. Set proofs by Corboald (small) 10. Set proofs by Lery[?] 11. Set proofs by [Jean-Antoine-Valentin] Foulquier 12. Autographed Letter In All 70 Plates, All proofs" Shelved case 0.
Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, 1887. Limited Edition, #568/1500. Small Quarto, 263, viii; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, dark red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; beautifully marbled endpapers; front hinge worn, some scratches and wear to binding; both original wraps preserved and bound in; with 72 plates with printed tissue guards; text in French; shelved case 9.