Very rare black magic grimoire

La Véritable Magie noire. 1750. Pentacle.

    Iroé-Grego. La Véritable Magie noire, ou le Secret des Secrets. Manuscrit trouvé à Jérusalem, dans le sépulcre de Salomon. Contenant : I° Quarante-cinq Talismans avec leurs Gravures, ainsi que la manière de s’en servir, et leurs merveilleuses propriétés […]

Collection of miniature almanacs.

    35 Miniature almanacs (around 5,5 x 3,8 cm). Year 1906, 1929, 1931 to 1933, 1935 to 1940, 1947, 1956 and 1959. Dijon mainly, Versailles and Paris. Illustrated covers, various techniques (stencil, lithograph, gouache, etc.), some signed. Illustrated metal […]

Two violent revolutionary pamphlets

Peixotte

  [Louis Gabriel Bourdon]. Le Parc au cerf, ou l’Origine de l’affreux déficit. Paris, no name, l’an deuxième de la liberté 1790. In-8°. 187 pp. Frontispiece and 3 hors-texte engraved plates. [Preceded by :] [Antoine Mongez]. Vie privée du Cardinal […]

Set of 32 transformed playing cards

carte à jouer transformée

    Anonymous French playing card set, undated (circa 1850). 32 cards (complete). Etching and watercolor, pink back with tangled patterns. Size: 9.3 x 6.5 cm. The zoomorphic figures of diamonds and hearts are in the vein of Grandville, while […]

Steinlen plays with his cats around the initial of his name

Steinlen chats

    Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (Lausanne,1859-Paris,1923). Study of cats. Original drawing in black pencil, signed “Steinlen” lower right. 20.8 x 15.1 cm at sight. Circa 1890. Coaster in an antique frame of gilt palmettes. A beautiful and amusing feline variation on […]

Beautiful atlas by Brué in its elegant contemporary slipcase

Brué. Atlas 1827.

  Adrien-Hubert Brué. Atlas. Paris, J. Goujon, 1826 [France, Suisse et Italie septentrionale], and J. Goujon & J. Andriveau, 1827 [Mappemonde, Asie, Amérique méridionale and Amérique septentrionale, Afrique, Océanie and Europe]. 8 watercolour enhanced maps, (65 x 96 cm), cloth-backed, […]