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Dubout. Dessin original pour Tartarin.
A. Dubout. Original drawing for Tartarin de Tarascon by A. Daudet.

 

Erasme. Problema et Epicureus. Wechel. 1533.
Erasmus. 3 rare first editions of Paris. Wechel, 1533 and 1537.

 

Henri III duc d'Anjou roi de Pologne
Henri III, then Duke of Anjou, elected King of Poland, prepares his journey with an entourage worthy of his rank and power.

 

Henri IV. Abjuration.
His kingdom is well worth a mass ! Henry IV abjured and wants peace. He announces it to the Earl of Abin, devout Catholic and old friend of Montaigne. Lesson in political realism.

 

In-Yô.
形態之吉凶 陰陽合復學. In-Yô. 18th century Japanese erotic manuscript, illustrated with colour drawings.

 

Alchimie. Pierre philosophale. Transmutation des métaux.
Alchemy. Philosopher's Stone. Transmutation of metals.

 

Huet. Dessin original. Singeries scatologiques.
Christophe Huet. How do you do… ? Drawing and engravings.

 

 comte Razoumovski [Разумовские] et Elisabeth I
Copy of earl Razumovsky [Razumovsky] monogram of the Empress Elizabeth I

 

Médecine. Antoine Petit. Manuscrit autographe inédit.
Physiology courses Antoine Petit. Precious autograph manuscript

 

Gobel Alsatia Diplomatica annotée
J.-B. Gobel. Alsatia diplomatica. His copy of work heavily annotated to the drafting of the treaty of exchange of parishes between the diocese of Besançon and the bishopric of Basel, treaty signed on 17 November 1779.

 

R.E.R. Code Maçonnique. Dijon. La Concorde. 1778. Signé.
Freemasonry. Rectified Scottish Rite . Regulations Code. Original edition signed by Members of the Lodge La Concorde in the East of Dijon.

 

Ledoux Signature autographe
Claude-Nicolas Ledoux argues on the gates of his Longchamp grant barrier. Rare autograph letter signed.

 

Le Brigant. Linguistique. Celtomanie.
Celtic language is the mother tongue. The beginnings of linguistics in the 18th century. Precious manuscript of J. Le Brigant, singer of Celtomania.

 

Mme de Genlis annote le Télémaque de Fénelon
Madame de Genlis annotates severely Télémaque of Fénelon to denounce the futility of the tastes of her time. Library of the Arsenal, juin 1810.

 

Prochaska. Lettres de noblesse.
Johann Nepomuk Freiherr von  Prochaska. Adelstitel. Letters of nobility of Baron Prochaska, hero of the revolutionary and imperial wars against France (Marengo, Wagram). Document issued by Austrian Emperor Francois I.

 

Vigée-Lebrun; Signature
Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun. Emotional testimony of affection and admiration for the painter Franz-Niklaus Konig

 

Meng Tseu annoté par Stanislas Julien 甲申年石鐫 刻石堂藏板 西講孟子 爾梁茹蓮小儒校
Meng Tseu annotated by Stanislas Julien 道光四年 (1824年), 石板鐫刻 西講孟子,梁茹蓮校訂

 

Considerant. Signature autographe.
Victor Considerant. Interesting intimate correspondence.

 

Médecine. Pamphlet en alexandrins. 1829.
Car le moyen d’atteindre au vice radical Est d’arracher le masque au monde médical “. Violent pamphlet against medicine. 1829. Poem 2 566 alexandrines.

 

Raousset-Boubon. signature autographe.
Gaston de Raousset-Boulbon, “a man against a century“. Letters and autograph writings of one of the last romantic heroes. (1835-1847)

 

Gustave Flaubert. Manuscrit de jeunesse inédit.
Gustave Flaubert. Unpublished youth manuscript.

 

Sceau d'Abd el-Kader
Emir Abd el-Kader [ عبد القادر بن محي الدين ] proposes a duel to the Duke of Aumale. “Si vous voulez envoyer pour le combat singulier votre chef le fils du Roi, I, the slave of God, will fight against him”. Holy War and chivalry.

 

A. de Musset - G. Sand. Nostalgie.
A. de Musset – G. Sand. Nostalgia.

 

Lamartine par Bisson. 1841
A. de Lamartine by L. A. Bisson. Exceptional daguerreotype around 1841.

 

Album chinois. Shanghai 1860 中文相册。上海, 徐家汇
Chinese album. Shanghai 1860 咸豐十年 (1860年), 照片集, 上海徐家匯

 

V. Hugo. L'Horloge. Poème autographe sur le temps et la mort
V. Hugo. The Clock. Poem autograph about time and death

 

Hugo critique Proudhon
Victor Hugo, deist, criticizes Proudhon, atheist materialist

 

Tolstoï. Guerre et Paix. 1879. Edition originale en français.
Tolstoï. La Guerre et la Paix. Толстой. Война и мир. 1879. Rare original edition at 500 copies.

 

Barbey d'Aurevilly misogyne
Barbey d'Aurevilly misogynist

 

Figaro Tonkin Pellerin
Tonkin War. 1884. Le Figaro , the french newspaper, denounces Chinese false propaganda.

 

Phare Saint-Georges Reef
St. George Reef Lighthouse Lantern, in California.

 

Verlaine. Amour. Exemplaire d'épreuves. Envoi et annotations.
Verlaine, in misery, desperate, sings the love of God and men. Poignant documents.

 

A. Tennyson en sténographie aux armes de A G Doughty
A. A. Tennyson in shorthand. Very rare Canadian print. Copy of Arthur G. Doughty.

 

Lemaitre
Jules Lemaitre. Anti-Masonic manuscript.

 

B. Rabier Dessin original.
Benjamin Rabier draws the Mouse of Jules Renard. Original drawings from “The Mouse”, a story of the Histoires naturelles.

 

Cocteau Diaghilev et Nijinski
Jean Cocteau. Diaghilev et Nijinski [Дягилев и Нижинский] period of Rite of Spring

 

Guerre de 14-18. Haut-commandement allemand caricaturé par Pierre Chatillon
First war 14-18. German high command caricatured by Pierre Chatillon

 

Ruhlmann. Lettres et documents.
A. Ruhlmann, archaeologist. Morocco owes him its prehistoric museum. Precious correspondence and documents.

 

M. Yourcenar. Alexis. Envoi à Marie Laurencin
Marguerite Yourcenar. Alexis with a beautiful dedication to Marie Laurencin. A beautiful tribute to homosexuality.

 

Gérard Philipe
Gérard Philipe and Jeanne Moreau in the Prince of Homburg

 

Léo Ferré
Léo Ferré. Come… Memories of childhood and adolescence, his love for the theater and women. May 68.