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  • LANDMARK BOOK IN NAVAL ARCHITECTURE IN SPLENDID FULL MOTTLED CALF
    Élémens de l'Architecture Navale, ou Traité pratique de la Construction des Vaisseaux. by DUHAMEL du MONCEAU, Henri Louis
    DUHAMEL du MONCEAU, Henri Louis
    Élémens de l'Architecture Navale, ou Traité pratique de la Construction des Vaisseaux.

    Paris: Charles Antoine Jombert, 1752. Full calf, 10 inches tall. A superb 18th century full mottled calf with gilt raised bands, olive label and floral gilt tooling to the panels. Red edges. Bookplate. Some creasing to the shoulders but no actual splitting. A few minor and superficial pink patches on the calf but overall a splendid copy of this great book. The first edition of this landmark work on naval architecture, 'the first training manual for aspiring naval constructors ever produced'. Complete with all 25 engraved plates and the delightful engraved chapter heads by Nicolas Ozanne. In the original French.

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  • FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Nouvelles Exemplaires. by CERVANTES, Miguel de
    CERVANTES, Miguel de
    Nouvelles Exemplaires.

    Lausanne: Chez Marc-Mic. Bousquet & Comp, 1759. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. Fine full speckled calf in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. Woodcut ornaments. 13 full page engraved plates. A superb copy of a scarce edition.

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  • DECADENT NOVEL IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    Les Amours du Chevalier de Faublas. by LOUVET DE COUVRAY, Jean-Baptiste
    LOUVET DE COUVRAY, Jean-Baptiste
    Les Amours du Chevalier de Faublas.

    Paris: Chez Ambroise Tardieu, 1821. 4 volume set, 8 inches tall. A delightful full mottled calf by Bayntun of Bath with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. A wide gilt roll frames the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Decorated with 8 engravings by Alexandre-Marie Colin, a student of Girodet. Slight rubbing to the edges and some light foxing. An exceptional set of this licentious novel.

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  • SPLENDID EXAMPLE OF THE RARE FIRST EDITION
    Question Curieuse si M. Arnauld Docteur de Sorbonne est Heretique. A Monsieur ….. Conseiller de Son Altesse l’Evêque & Prince de Liege. by QUESNEL, Pasquier
    QUESNEL, Pasquier
    Question Curieuse si M. Arnauld Docteur de Sorbonne est Heretique. A Monsieur ….. Conseiller de Son Altesse l’Evêque & Prince de Liege.

    Cologne: Nicolas Schouten, 1690. Full mottled calf, 6.5 inches tall. A splendid late 17th century full calf with raised bands and fine gilt panels. There appears to be a Royal cypher at the foot of the spine but it is difficult to identify. This is the first edition of a very scarce pro-Jansenist work. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst.

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  • FINE SET IN EXTRAORDINARY MARBLED CALF
    Oeuvres Nouvelles de Lord Byron. ( In French ). by BYRON, Lord ( Translated by A. P….T. )
    BYRON, Lord ( Translated by A. P….T. )
    Oeuvres Nouvelles de Lord Byron. ( In French ).

    Paris: Ladvocat, Librairie, Palais Royal, 1824. 10 volume set bound in 5, 6.75 inches tall. A remarkable binding in marbled calf with gilt bands, titles and panels. With a previous owner's name, Mr. Oliver, on the upper boards.

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  • PARALLEL ENGLISH AND FRENCH TEXT IN SUPERB FULL CALF BINDING
    Hudibras by BUTLER, Samuel
    BUTLER, Samuel
    Hudibras

    London, ondon: 1757. 3 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. Superb full calf bindings of the period with gilt bands, twin labels and delightful floral tooling to the panels. The binding is in splendid condition other than some loss to the headcap of volume 1. The text and all the plates, some folding, are all particularly clean. This interesing edition has the text in both English and French and has corresponding English and French title pages. Althought the title page states that the book was published in London, I would assume it was actually printed on the Continent. A fine set.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL MOTTLED CALF
    Kisses: Being a Poetical Translation of The Basia. by SECUNDUS, Joannes
    SECUNDUS, Joannes
    Kisses: Being a Poetical Translation of The Basia.

    London: Sherwood, Neeley and Jones, 1812. Full mottled calf by Bayntun, 6 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. A gilt roll frames the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Parallel Latin text and English translation. A superbly bound copy of this scarce title.

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  • SUPERB FULL CALF SET FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Dictionnaire d’Anecdotes, de traits singuliers et caracteristiques, historiettes, bon mots, naivetes, sailles, reparties ingenieuses &c, &c. by LACOMBE, Francois.
    LACOMBE, Francois.
    Dictionnaire d’Anecdotes, de traits singuliers et caracteristiques, historiettes, bon mots, naivetes, sailles, reparties ingenieuses &c, &c.

    Paris: La Combe, 1766. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A splendid full 18th century mottled calf with twin labels, gilt bands and fine gilt floral tooling to the panels. FIRST EDITION of a lively miscellany of definitions icluding: Americains, amour conjugal, pantomimes, ruses de guerre and sourds et muets. Lacombe also composed the first dictionary of Old French.

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  • SPLENDID FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Questions et Observations Concernant Les Matieres Feodales Par Raport A La Coustume De Bretagne. by HEVIN, M. Pierre
    HEVIN, M. Pierre
    Questions et Observations Concernant Les Matieres Feodales Par Raport A La Coustume De Bretagne.

    Rennes: Chez Guillaume Vatar, 1736. Full calf, 10 inches tall. A very handsome firm copy with gilt raised bands, label and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Pink edges. Woodcut ornaments. Some scuffing with the loss of a strip of leather from the lower board and loss on the edge of the upper board, but still an excellent copy.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE EDITION IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Fables Choisies, mises en vers par M. de La Fontaine. by LA FONTAINE
    LA FONTAINE
    Fables Choisies, mises en vers par M. de La Fontaine.

    Londres, 1780. 2 volumes, 5 inches tall. Very pretty full 18th century mottled calf with gilt bands, simple floral gilt tooling and twin olive labels. All edges gilt. With the small ink inscription 'W. Danby 1806' (of Swinton Park). Engraved frontispiece.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Principes de la Literature. by BATTEUX, M. l’Abbe.
    BATTEUX, M. l’Abbe.
    Principes de la Literature.

    Paris: Desaint & Saillant, 1764. 5 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. Full mottled calf with gilt bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. With the bookplate of the Chateau de Cirey over defaced earlier bookplates in each volume. Woodcut ornaments. A very fine set.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Abbrege De L’Histoire de L’Ancien Testament, Ou L’on A Conserve,.. by HISTOIRE
    HISTOIRE
    Abbrege De L’Histoire de L’Ancien Testament, Ou L’on A Conserve,..

    Paris: Chez Jean Desaint, 1735. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. A superb full calf set with gilt raised bands, triple morocco labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Woodcut ornaments. The bottom panel is lettered Vienne D'Antign, perhaps from the Chateau at D'Antigny. With the bookplate of the Chateau de Cirey in each volume.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Oeuvres de Theatre. by SAINTFOIX, M. De.
    SAINTFOIX, M. De.
    Oeuvres de Theatre.

    Paris: Chez Prault, 1762. 4 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb full mottled calf set with gilt bands, morocco and inked labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. Ornamental woodcuts. A splendid set.

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  • FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Théâtre de Feu Monsieur Boursault. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée & augmentée de plusieurs pièces qui n’ont point paru dans les précédentes by BOURSAULT, Edme
    BOURSAULT, Edme
    Théâtre de Feu Monsieur Boursault. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée & augmentée de plusieurs pièces qui n’ont point paru dans les précédentes

    Paris: Compagnie des Libraires, 1746. 3 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. A particularly beautifully bound set with gilt bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels.

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  • A HANDSOME SET IN FULL MOTTLED CALF
    Panegyriques et Autres Sermons by FLECHIER, Esprit
    FLECHIER, Esprit
    Panegyriques et Autres Sermons

    Paris: Anisson, 1700. 2 volume set, 6.25 inches tall. Full mottled calf with gilt bands, twin labels and gilt panels. Pink edges. 'Doctor Doctus' is written by hand on the title page. A particularly handsome clean copy of this work.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    L’Ecole de L’Homme, ou Parallele des Portraits Du Siecle. by GENARD, Francois
    GENARD, Francois
    L’Ecole de L’Homme, ou Parallele des Portraits Du Siecle.

    Londres, 1753. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A charming full calf binding in fine condition. With gilt raised bands, gilt titles and panels, pink edges.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Reflexions critiques sur la poesie et sur la peinture. IVme édition revue, corrigée & augmentée. by BOS, M. l’Abbe Du
    BOS, M. l’Abbe Du
    Reflexions critiques sur la poesie et sur la peinture. IVme édition revue, corrigée & augmentée.

    Paris: Chez Pierre-Jean Mariette, 1741. 3 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. A very fine full mottled calf with raised bands, twin morocco labels and delicate gilt floral tooling to the panels. Pink edges. Woodcut ornaments. A splendid set in excellent condition.

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  • PRISTINE BINDING OF MOTTLED CALF
    Histoire des Revolutions de Suede by VERTOT, M. l’Abbe De
    VERTOT, M. l’Abbe De
    Histoire des Revolutions de Suede

    Paris: Belin, 1794. 3 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. Full mottled calf with raised bands, twin labels and gilt filets. Slight worming affecting the first few leaves in the bottom corner of volume one, otherwise a fine copy in a completely pristine binding.

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  • FINELY PRINTED EDITION IN FINE 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Justini Historiarum ex Trogo Pompeio Libri XLIV by JUSTIN (Latin: Marcus Junianius (or Junianus) Justinus)
    JUSTIN (Latin: Marcus Junianius (or Junianus) Justinus)
    Justini Historiarum ex Trogo Pompeio Libri XLIV

    Paris: Joseph Barbou, 1770. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A delightful 18th century calf binding with gilt bands, labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. The mottled calf boards are framed by simple gilt rolls. All edges gilt. Frontispiece by Gravelot and woodcut ornaments. Finely printed latin text of this great history.

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  • FINELY PRINTED EDITION IN FINE 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Quinti Horatii Flacci Carmina, detersis recentibus plerumque maculis, nitori suo restitula. by HORACE (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)
    HORACE (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)
    Quinti Horatii Flacci Carmina, detersis recentibus plerumque maculis, nitori suo restitula.

    Paris: Joseph Barbou, 1775. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A delightful 18th century calf binding with gilt bands, labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. The mottled calf boards are framed by simple gilt rolls. All edges gilt. Frontispiece and woodcut ornaments.

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