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DICTIONNAIRE DES LITTERATURES DE LANGUE FRANCAISE [3 Volumes]

By: Beaumarchais, Jean-Pierre de, Daniel Couty, and Alain Rey

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Bordas: 1985

Seller ID: 34835


Three-volume set in light grey cloth-covered boards; dust jackets protected in removable, clear, archival sleeves. Bindings shaken (due to weight of books), soiling to edges; jackets with spines lightly sunned, some soiling, light edgewear.; Color Illustrations; Thick 4to; 2637 pages View more info

GENDER, POLITENESS AND PRAGMATIC PARTICLES IN FRENCH

By: Beeching, Kate

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 34309


Navy paper-covered boards, light wear to edges, lightly rubbed, erased pencilling to ffep. ; Pragmatics & Beyond New Series; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

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Contes Du Temps Jadis

By: Brunelleschi, U.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition D'Art, H. Piazza: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56179


Original heavy tan wraps, printed in colors. Illustrated with 20 color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards. States limited to 400 copies, this copy unnumbered. Slight wear at the corners and spine ends. Creasing to the spine. Solidly bound. Clean interior. All the plates are excellent. The covers have the original tissue overlay which has quite alot of chipping at the spine and edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 122 pages View more info

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Le Festin Nu (Naked Lunch)

By: Burroughs, William; Kahane, Eric, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1964

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 67759


Tan wraps, red and black lettering. #1994/4000. Light soiling to covers, creasing to the spine, another crease to the upper, rear corner. Former owner name to the front free endpaper. Quite tight. ; French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages View more info

Baroque et Rococo

By: Cattaui, Georges

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arthaud: 1973

Seller ID: 60391


Purple cloth covered boards with mild edgewear and soil. Fore edges of boards lightly warped. Dj in mylar has 1'' closed tear at top edge. Binding tight, text clean. Text in French. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 268 pages View more info

Le Tresor du Prieure D'Oignies aux Souers de Notre-Dame a Namur et L'Oeuvre du Frere Hugo.

By: COURTOY, Ferdinand.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions de la Libraire Encyclopedique: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62986


Tan wraps with uneven browning to edges, mild edgewear, and chipping and small tears at spine ends. Title in neat red ink on spine. Binding tight, text clean. Text in French. Glossy b/w photos. Previous owner name to ffep. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages View more info

Jack Tome Premier (1)

By: Daudet, Alphonse

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collection Francaise: 1928

Seller ID: 64750


#427 of an unknown limitation. Beige wraps covered with thin tissue, this has some mild soil and small chips and tears. Spine ends peeling and tearing a bit. Corners bumped. Binding a bit tender, text clean. Pages uncut at the tops. Text in French. With many gorgeous, vibrant hand colored illustrations. Volume 1 of 2 ONLY.; Watercolor; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

Vraie Idee du Saint Siege, en Deux Parties

By: De Brescia, L'Abbe Don Pierre Tamburini

Price: $75.00

Publisher: De P. Mongie Aine: 1819

Seller ID: 60023


Brown leather covered boards with bluish gray blotchy manmade pattern. Title in gilt on spine. Ornate gilt stamping to spine and edges of boards. Fore edges of boards warped outward somewhat. Heavy edgewear, especially heavy at corners where cardboard shows through and is frayed. Chips at ends of spine. Overall scuffing and rubbing. Hinges weak but rest of binding is strong. Worn marbling to text block, eps also marbled. Narrow water stains to top and bottom edges inside... View more info

VOYAGE AUTOUR DE MA CHAMBRE Precede d'une etude sur l'auteur par C.-A. Sainte-Beuve

By: De Maistre, Xavier

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Calmann Levy, Editeurs: N.D.

Seller ID: 59911


Half red leather and red marbled paper covered boards with gilt title on spine. Top edges of boards lightly sunned. Leather on spine is darkened. Light edgewear, few nicks to edges and rubbing along sides of spine. Top edge of text block gilt. Binding tight, text clean. Colorful, glossy marbled endpapers. Pages lightly browned at edges, no foxing. No ownership marks. Text in French. Circa late 1800s. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 322 pages View more info

Monsieur Croche Antidilettante

By: Debussy, Claude

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Bibliophiles Fantaisistes: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56141


Cream wraps. #171/500. Lower corners are bumped but a very tight, clean copy otherwise. In the original clear tissue cover. The tissue has some pieces missing at the top, front, fore edge, spine, and many small spots at the rear. Likely insect damage. The covers themselves are very nice. Text entirely in French. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages View more info

EUSÈBE DE CÉSARÉE COMMENTATEUR Platonisme et ecriture sainte

By: Des Places, Edouard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beauchesne: 1982

Edition: French edition

Seller ID: 58055


Glossy cream wraps with some yellowing and light edgewear. Pages yellowed with age. Binding tight and uncreased, text clean. ; Theologie historique; Vol. 63; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages View more info

Le Prix Lacombyne

By: Dunan, Renee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions Mornay: 1924

Seller ID: 60425


Tan paper wraps with translucent tissue paper cover. Edgewear, light soil and bumped corners. Spine browned. 2 1/2'' vertical tear to tissue paper on front cover; 1'' and 1/2'' jagged tears to edges. Binding tight, text clean. Text in French. Nick to top of text block. Pages uncut.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

LA TENTATION DE SAINT-ANTOINE

By: Flaubert, Gustave

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Collection Francaise, Henri Cyral, Editeur: 1930

Seller ID: 57336


Illustrated beige wraps. Pages unopened/uncut at top edge. Original glassine jacket has mostly protected book from rubbing/soiling, but a few small tears/chips have permitted a few spots of soiling to the wraps beneath; book opens flat at several hinges but binding remains solid; pages 3 and 4 discolored by publisher's booklist/order sheet that was stored inside book and yellowed with age. ; No. 243 (of 965) on Rives paper (1021 total copies printed). Text in French.; Co... View more info

LA VIE EN FLEUR

By: France, Anatole

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Editions d'Art Devambez: 1924

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 56301


Illustrated sky-blue wraps. Original glassine jacket is somewhat tattered, but the wraps beneath are nice with slight soiling, small creases at corner tips, couple tiny tears over spine tail. Also light vertical creasing to wraps over spine, and binding opens flat at many hinges, as is common with this type of binding. ; No. 576 of 585 copies; one of the 450 printed on vélin de Rives paper (watermarked with the book's title and the publisher's name), with 10 colored etc... View more info

L'EMPIRE MONGOL (1re PHASE) Histoire Du Monde Tome VIII,3

By: Grousset, Rene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, E. de Boccard: 1941

Seller ID: 50139


Ivory wraps. Pages unopened at top and fore edges. Sunning and creasing and few light waterspots to spine, edges worn, including a few small tears, corners bumped.; Text in French.; Histoire Du Monde volume 8, part 3; 8vo; 583 pages View more info