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L'Héritage du Boër - ouvrage illustré de vingt-cinq compositions De Mas

By: Picard, Abel

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Librairie d''Education de la Jeunesse, Paris, 1889


254 pages (complete). In French throughout. A most pleasing copy. The Napoleonic red boards are decorated (amiable and placid). They have some light marks, shelving wear and sunning about the spine. They are sound and elegant. The pages are trimmed with gilt (gleaming proudly). Within, the contents are most agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, fresh, wonderfully maintained, neat and healthy. fk View more info

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Les Voleurs de Foudre (Voyages Excentriques)

By: D'Ivoi, Paul

Price: $133.00

Publisher: Boivin & Cie, Ã?diteurs, Paris, 1912

Edition: First Edition


460 pages (complete). In French throughout. "Voyages Excentriques" was a series of science-fictional stories produced to compete with, and ride on the back of, Jules Verne's massively successful "Voyages Extraordinaires". Paul D'Ivoi was the pen-name of Paul Deleutre, however it was also a name employed by both his father and grandfather. Despite much wear, scuffing and marks, the boards of this copy are benign and attractively bourgeois. The spine h... View more info

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Salammbo - suivi de Voyage a Carthage - Notes Diverses - ?ëdition du Centenaire

By: Flaubert, Gustave

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Librairie de France, F. Sant'Andrea, L Marcerou & Cie., 99, Boulevard Raspail, 99, Paris, 1922

Edition: Special Edition


425 pages (complete). In French throughout. A special, comforting, lovely edition of Flaubert's second most famous novel, Salammbo. Rebound in half-leather. The leather is clubbable with some light wear and shelving fading. The marbled boards are sure, sound, healthy. The pagetrims are foxed. Marbled end-papers. Original card covers included. The pages are lightly freckled with foxing. Otherwise, the pages are most gratifying, as are the Lombard illustrations. ... View more info

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Vie des Martyrs 1914-1916

By: Duhamel, Georges

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Mercure de France, Paris, 1919


230 pages (complete). In French throughout. Quarter leather. A benign, benevolent copy. Leather spine, marbled boards. The boards have wear, scuffing. The spine is worn all about. It has been repaired with leather patches. It is fit. The contents are placid. Due to paper quality the pages are tanned. Nonetheless, the pages are tight, clean, clear, respectful, careful, competent, certain. fk View more info