London: Printed for the Author, and sold by William Cadman, et al, 1684. First English edition. The Classical... Read More
Paris: 13 June, 1823. Requesting 10 copies of Monsieur Belcher(?)'s poems, mentioning an article he read “on our Plato” which was “exceptionally nice to all of us”, requesting an address and asking for the publisher/bookseller to send some books with his compliments to Mr. Joussier.And early letter from the philosopher.....
London: Richard Bentley, 1882. First Edition in English.
Brussels: Libraire Universelle de J. Rozez, 1869. Each one of two copies on China paper. Three works on China paper by the 18th-century French novelist Crébillon.
London: The Cresset Press, 1929. No. 47 of 530 copies.
Paris: Perrotin, Editeur, 1834. Johannot, Tony. With 8 Erotic Plates by Johannot. Inserted are 8 Erotic plates by Tony Johannot (Gay, Bibliographie de l'Armour III, p. 477).
Paris: Rouveyre, 1881.
Londres [Paris]: [Cazin], 1781. Third edition. " ... tout à fait séduisante ... " A classic of galanterie, this is the first edition which contains L'HISTOIRE d'UNE COMEDIENNE, by le Comte de Caylus, with separate title page but continuous pagination. Gay cites a contemporary critic, Clément, who remarked on LES...
Amsterdam: 1767. Later (Fifth?) edition. First printed in 1742, the book enjoyed some celebrity and was reprinted several times throughout the century. Voltaire, although he called it "un ouvrage qui ne laisse rien dans l'esprit et qu'on oublie comme le héros oublie ses maitresses. Cependant, je conçois que le naturel.....
Cythère, et à Paris: Chez Cailleau, 1783. First edition. Eight short plays on the theme of love and dalliance.
Paris: Jules Gay, 1862. First edition, No. 74 of 115 copies. Memoirs of a Cross-Dressing Monk: One of 115 Copies. Memoirs of an eighteenth-century cross-dresser, published here for the first time (except for one fragment) from manuscript located in the library of Arsenal.
np. Verse satire directed against the monks and temporal extension of papal power. With a prose introduction and notes. References to Bayle, Locke, et al.
Paris [?]: Chez tous les libraires, n.d. [ca. 1885]. "Written with care, this little work constitutes an interesting document of the mores of the time” (Pauvert, "Dictionnaire des oeuvres erotiques"). The first edition was published in Bruxelles in 1870, with an Amsterdam imrint) and the present edition has been dated...
London [but: New York]: At the sign of the Blue Nose, 1898 [i.e., ca. 1925]. Number 603 of an edition of 1050 copies. Clandestine reprint, with false date and imprint, of ‘Garrison Games’ (Paris, 1905), itself a translation of ‘Les Amours de Garnison’ (ca. 1831).
Paris: Librairie Alphonse Lemerre.
Genève: Chez François Dufart Imprimeur-Libraire, 1787. First Geneva edition; and 2nd edition after the first of Paris, 1786-87. A sentimental, popular, epistolary novel in its day, showing the influence of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s LA NOUVELLE HELOISE and Samuel Richardson. Gove cites Servais Etienne: “Il suffit de lire Zélie … pour se.....
Paris: 1889. From "Petite Bibliothèque Charpentier"
Paris: H. Piazza, 1931. One of 3200 copies on papier vélin.
Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1872. First edition. Based on Daudet's own nouvelle (1869), this dramatic piece included music by George Bizet. The latter went on to write a successful symphony of the same title.
Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, Editeur, 1888. First edition.
Paris: A. Ferroud, 1920. Number 374 of 800 copies on vélin d'Arches with text plates in color.
Paris: G. Charpentier, 1881. First edition. Daudet to Claretie. A fine association copy, inscribed to Daudet’s friend, the author and critic, Jules Claretie, and with a letter of presentation tipped to the flyleaf:The inscription on the half-title reads simply: “A Jules Claretie “son ami “Alphonse Daudet “15 8bre - 81”The.....
Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1885. Edition de Figaro.
Paris: L. Curmer, 1841. First edition.
New York: Covici Friede, 1929. Number 874 of 1300 numbered copies.
Paris: Editions des Quatre Chemins, . First edition, one of 2875 copies on Rives.