Medan: 22 August 1888. Zola in 1888. Excellent autograph letter, signed, from the great French novelist Emile Zola... Read More
Paris: Dorbon-Aîné, [15 mai 1923]. One of 100 copies with double suite of plates, no. 60 of an edition of 550. Oriental tale exquisitely illustrated by Rassenfosse.
Paris: Chez Jacques Estienne, 1718. First edition. First edition of a classic of Christian literature, containing Fénélon's proof of the existence of God, his defense of Christianity as the one true religion, immortalityof the soul, free will, etc. etc.
Paris: Louis Duprat-Duverger, 1811. Nouvelle Édition.
Paris: Veuve Duchesne; Delalain; and [?], 1776; 1771; and . Gravelot. First editions. Two farces by the late 18th-century dramatist. Title page of the first book, apparently a presentation copy, is inscribed in a contemporary hand: "de la part de l'auteur", and of this title, OCLC locates only editions of...
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1924. Bosschère, Jean de. No. 2647 of 3000 copies.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. Borzoi Classic.
Paris: Louis Conard, 1921. From the publisher's "?uvres Complètes", reprinting the text of the last edition corrected by Flaubert of 1879.
Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1834. First edition. Flint notes in the introduction that he had paraphrased, edited and adapted the work for the new audience.
Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot L'Aîné, 1786. Troisième édition.
Paris: Maradan, Petit, Delajonchère, 1808. First edition. Curious collection of anecdotes, jokes, and facetiae, which the British Library attributes to miscellaneous author Alphonse Toussaint Joseph André Marie Marseille, Comte (1758-1826), and Guy de Saint-Charles, with whom he collborated on a comedy LE CURIEUX PUNI (1813).RARE - NUC locates on only.....
New York: W.H. Graham, Tribune Building, 1847.
New York: Gabriel Wells, 1924. The Autograph Edition, #292 of 1075 copies signed in volume One. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, IN STIKEMAN BINDING. Nobel Prize Winner for literature in 1921 "in recognition of his brilliant literary achievements, characterized as they are by a nobility of style, a profound human sympathy, grace...
Paris: Calmann-Lévy, Éditeurs, . First Trade edition.
New York: Gabriel Wells, 1924. No. 934 of 1075 sets SIGNED BY FRANCE in the first volume.
[Leipzig]: 1784. First edition in German.
Paris: Au Bureau & Chez Gueffier, August and September 1781. The August issues covers “La Vie de Lazarille de Tormes; so bonne fortune & ses adversités, &c” and “Les Refus.” The September issue contains “Histoire de Mélisthene, Roi de Perse, contenant ses Aventures galantes, ses Combats & ses Victoires” and.....
vpub, vd. All these titles are scarce. The Huet, Ruisseau, and "Vers Sur la Mort de Louis le Grand" do not appear in NUC. "Recueil de Stances" does not appear in NUC either, though it does locate books by Daniel Rogers (1573-1652) under the pseudonym D.R.B. on similar subjects in.....
Philadelphia: Barrie. One of 1,000 sets on Japan Vellum printed for Mr. H.R. Parrish. Attractive selection of late-nineteenth century French literature, including:Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (2 vols.)Bohemian Life by Henri MurgerThe Confession of a Child of the Century by Alfred du MussetHis Excellency the Minister by Jules ClaretieMonsieur de.....
Paris: Les Cahiers de Paris, 1925-1926. Each booklet ONE of 1500 NUMBERED COPIES. Beautifully preserved copies, representing two years of this publisher's series, edited by Claude Aveline and Joseph Place.First series:I. Duhamel, George. DELIBERATIONS;II. Lauzanne, Stéphane.LA TABLE QUI PARLE;III. Nolhac, Pierre de. ERASME ET L'ITALIE;IV. Vaudroyer, Jean-Louis. LES PLAISIRS D'HIER;V......
[France]: [ca. 1770-1815]. The volume commences with three full-page pencil sketches and then begins the manuscripts of verses, epigrams, etc. The first part of the volume contains several verses that are addressed to Madame Sophie Arnould, the famous actress and operatic singer. The latter portion appears to be a slightly...
Paris: Crapelet, 1824.
Baltimore: Chez A. Neal ... ,de l'imprimerie de J.D. Toy, 1823. "Second Édition, revue avec soin et la table particulière entièrement refondue et très-perfectionnée." (i.e., second Baltimore edition). For Anglo-American juveniles, Perrin's Fables in its day, was the standard French primer for more than half a century, since its first.....
Paris: Imprimerie Francois Bernouard 71, rue des Saints-Pères, . Number 59 of 125 copies sur papier vergé d'Arches à la forme, SIGNED BY DERAIN.
Paris: Imprimerie de Brasseur Ainé, Capelle & Renand, 1809. First edition. With a splendid ‘Carte Gastronomique de la France’. The Avertissement states that the Cours gastronomique is published under the heading of Second Edition, although it appears here for the first time in its entirety; earlier chapters had been published.....
Paris: Eugène Fasquelle, 1928. Number 242 of 1250 copies.