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  • Girard, Maurice
    Les Metamorphoses des Insectes

    Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cte, 1870. 411 pages. Text in French. B/W illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1048356.

    Third edition. A very good copy in embossed blue cloth with bright gilt decorations and lettering on front cover and spine. Bookplate of former owner on front pastedown. Scattered foxing especially to endpapers. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 263399
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  • Landrin, Armand
    Les Plages de la France

    Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cte, 1868. 303 pages. Text in French. English title, "The Beaches of France." B/W illustrations. From the 'Bibliotheque des Merveilles' series. ISBN: 281AIB1048355.

    Second edition. A very good copy in embossed blue cloth with bright gilt decorations and lettering on front cover and spinFormer oiwner bookplate on front pastedown. Scattered foxing, especially to endpapers. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 263398
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  • Mile, A. P. de C.
    Clara, ou l'Orpheline; Clara et Mathilde; Clara, ou Les Femmes Sueles (3 Volumes)

    Paris: Chez Bellavoine; Chex Masson; Chez Madama V. Lepetit, 1821, 1824. 3 Volume Set; 200, 248, 247 pages. Volume I and II published 1824; Volume III published 1821. ISBN: 281AIB1048212.

    3 Volume mixed set but of uniform size and overall binding. Each volume in marbled paper over boards with leather spines decorated in gold. Spines with different decorations. Marbled pages edges. Mild edge and corner wear. A nice set.

    Book ID: 263176
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  • Memoire Etablissant l'Injustice et l'Illegalite du Maintien de l'Universite-Laval a Montreal

    First Edition

    Montreal: n.p, 1881. 119 pages. A brief establishing the injustice and illegality of maintaining the Universite-Laval in Montreal. Attributed to the Montreal School of Medicine and Surgery. Scarce. ISBN: 281AIB1048182.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback), sewn. Covers are mildly soiled and there is edge and corner wear with small edge chips, covers are partially detached.

    Book ID: 263146
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  • Sotheby's
    Collection J.-M. B.: Georges Simenon

    Sotheby's, 2003. ISBN: B000WS86W4.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 178032
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  • Champion, Pierre (translator). Illustrations by Jean Traynier
    Le Roman de Tristan et Iseut

    First Edition Thus

    Paris: Aux Editiones Terres Latines, 1947. 213 pages plus 2 page Table of Contents. Beautiful color illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1048027.

    First edition thus. Limited edition, #730/2000. A fine copy in color illustrated flexible covers with fine glassine wrapper. Pages uncut. Book is held in embossed decorated paper over board folding cover with paper label on spine, housed in similar slipcase. Spine is sunned. An overall near fine ensemble.

    Book ID: 262943
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  • Observations Addressees Aux Deux Chambres sur Le Projet de Loi Relatif Aux Theatres. with Projet Propose Par Les Auteurs et Les Diurecteurs by Lemercier, N.-L.; Dumas, Al.; F. Soulie; L.-M. Fostan; Casimir Bonjour; d'Epagyn; Habel, F. Crosnier; Dartois
    Lemercier, N.-L.; Dumas, Al.; F. Soulie; L.-M. Fostan; Casimir Bonjour; d'Epagyn; Habel, F. Crosnier; Dartois
    Observations Addressees Aux Deux Chambres sur Le Projet de Loi Relatif Aux Theatres. with Projet Propose Par Les Auteurs et Les Diurecteurs

    First Edition

    Paris: N. P, 1831. 23 pages. Text in French. Title: "Observations: Addresses to both Chambers on the Bill Relating to the Theater." With" Project Sponsored by the Authors and the Directors.". ISBN: 281AIB1047752.

    First edition (first printing). Sewn pamphlet, no covers, foxed.

    Book ID: 262424
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  • Quelques Considerations Temps Actuels by (Gagnon, Alphonse)
    (Gagnon, Alphonse)
    Quelques Considerations Temps Actuels

    First Edition

    Quebec: C. Darveau, 1882. 72 pages. Gagnon was a French Canadain author and journalist. Text in French. ISBN: 281AIB1047599.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback), sewn. Edge and corner wear to covers.

    Book ID: 262192
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  • Etapes by Arland, Marcel. Portrait of author by Chagall
    Arland, Marcel. Portrait of author by Chagall
    Etapes

    First Edition

    Paris: de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1927. 79 pages. Text in French. Drawing by Chagall opposite title page. ISBN: 281AIB1047517.

    First edition (first printing).Limited edition, #326/550. Very good in printed wrappers (paperback). Glassine dust wrapper with few small edge chips. Former owner signature and address on front free endpaper. Few pencil notes in English by former owner in text.

    Book ID: 262094
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  • Proust: Collection genies et realites by Adam, Antoine et al.
    Adam, Antoine et al.
    Proust: Collection genies et realites

    Hachette, 1965. 289 pages. Text in French. Writings by various contributors about the French novelist Marcel Proust. Illustrated with many black-and-white photo reproductions and with tipped-in color plates. ISBN: B0039OAZQ8.

    Near fine in a near fine printed acetate dust jacket. Endpapers illustrated.

    Book ID: 238057
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  • Charivari: Le voyageur / la grand-mere / l'entrepreneur de pompes funebres (French Edition) by Hawkes, John
    Hawkes, John
    Charivari: Le voyageur / la grand-mere / l'entrepreneur de pompes funebres (French Edition)

    First Edition

    Paris: Denoel, (1977). 216 pages. Collects short stories and a play. Text in French. Translated by Rene Daillie. ISBN: 9782207282458.

    First edition (first printing). Light bumps to corners and spine head thus a near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Crease to belly band flap. Association copy; inscribed by the author to his publisher James Laughlin at New Directions: "For J, this momento [sic] of coming full circle with all my thanks, Jack."

    Book ID: 207719
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  • Grandes Heures de la Cour, a L'Usage Universel
    Grandes Heures de la Cour, a L'Usage Universel

    Paris: Saintin, (1822). 300 pages. 3-1/4 by 5-1/4 inches. Devotional prayer book. Text in French and Latin. Title translates to Great hours of the Court, for universal use. Dedicated to Madame de La Rochefoucault. Illustrated with four engravings. ISBN: 281AIB0097341.

    Red leather with gold border decoration and spine title. All edges gilt and bound with a blue silk bookmarker. A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Wear and minor loss to corners. Fatigued outer joints. Uneven toning to endpapers.

    Book ID: 49604
    Keywords: Collectible, French, Leather
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  • Putter, Irving
    La Dernière illusion De Leconte De Lisle: Lettres Inèdites à Emilie Leforestier

    First Edition

    Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968. 172 pages. University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Volume 86. Text in French. ISBN: B00350471K.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Tanning to covers.

    Book ID: 129618
    Keywords: French, Hardcover, Used
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  • La vieille cite de Kaysersberg by Henry-Munsch, Rene
    Henry-Munsch, Rene
    La vieille cite de Kaysersberg

    First Edition

    (Kaysersberg, France): (Z'r Sunnabluem), 1926. 60 pages plus 12 woodcuts. A history of this town in the wine-making center in Alsace, illustrated with thirteen original woodcuts (the frontispiece and a suite of 12 bound at the back of the book, two in colors). The author-illustrator taught at Ecole Estienne and is best known for his typographic design. ISBN: 281AIB0058281.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback), with some light staining to the front cover. Inscribed by the printer.

    Book ID: 31935
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  • Theatre de Cour: Les Spectacles a Fontainebleau au XVIII Siecle by Droguet, Vincent and Marc-Henri Jordan, editors
    Droguet, Vincent and Marc-Henri Jordan, editors
    Theatre de Cour: Les Spectacles a Fontainebleau au XVIII Siecle

    Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux. 199 pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. Catalog of a 2005 exhibition at the Chateau de Fontainebleau, illustrated mostly in color. ISBN: 9782711848867.

    Very good in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 83217
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  • Le Chevalier Delibere by de La Marche, Olivier
    de La Marche, Olivier
    Le Chevalier Delibere

    First Edition Thus

    Washington: Library of Congress, 1946. Unpaginated. This facsimile of the French incunabula, Paris edition, 1488, was made from the copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, by the Rare Books Division of the Library of Congress, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. in an edition of 200. ISBN: B002W2WS5E.

    First edition thus. Near fine in vellum-like covers with red leather spine label with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Bookplate of University of California with withdrawal stamp on inside front cover. Bookplate of Arthur Lee Askins on front free endpaper. In blue linen wrapper with red leather label with gilt lettering with mild scuffing and edge wear. Housed in linen slipcase with mild scuffing and edge wear.

    Book ID: 129515
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  • Les ailes by Bonetti, Pascal
    Bonetti, Pascal
    Les ailes

    First Edition

    Paris: Per Orbem, 1928. 69 pages. Poems. ISBN: 281AIB1028699.

    First edition (first printing), trade issue. A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author, "To dear Albert L. Bender, my best friend of California en souvenir Pascal-Bonetti 1931." In a custom book box (very good).

    Book ID: 131838
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  • Dictionnaire Etymologique de l'ancien Francais by Baldinger, Kurt
    Baldinger, Kurt
    Dictionnaire Etymologique de l'ancien Francais

    Quebec, Canada: Les Presses de L'Universite Laval, 1971. 151 pages. 8vo. ISBN: B007BNEVE0.

    Very good in wrappers (paperback) beginning to split at the spine. Inscribed by author.

    Book ID: 52173
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  • Baillie, Robert
    Les voyantes: Roman (Collection Fictions) (French Edition)

    (Montreal): l'Hexagone, 1986. 210 pages. French Canadian author. ISBN: 9782890062474.

    Very good in wrappers (paperback). Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining.

    Book ID: 76273
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