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Histoire des maisons à succursales en France

by Normand, Gilles

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1936
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Paris: Edition de l'Union des Entreprises Modernes, 1936. Six parts in three volumes, complete. First and only edition of this monumental study. 265, 211, 251 pp. Profusely illustrated. Eleven full-page wood-engravings by Renefer printed on fine colored Ingres wove paper. From a total edition of 565 copies, this is ONE OF ONLY FIFTY NUMBERED… Read more
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A Don Alfredo Taylor (unique manuscript signature collection)

by (Taylor, Alfredo)

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1929
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Barcelona: Banco Anglo Sud Americano, 1929. THE UNIQUE COPY of this gift book created for banker Alfredo Taylor upon his retirement from the Barcelona branch of the Banco Anglo Sud Americano. Comprises an initial blank, title-page PRINTED IN GOLD, 63 leaves of signatures (three signatures to a leaf), and three final blanks. The signatures (those of Taylor's… Read more
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Fleurs & dieux à Nossi-Bé (Nosy Be, Madagascar)

by Bouruet Aubertot, Jean

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1928
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Paris: Editions Baudinière, 1928. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this early account of the island of Nosy Be, off Madagascar, and of the voyage through Africa to reach it. 255 pp. From a large-paper edition of only 27 copies, THIS IS COPY NUMBER 1, ONE OF ONLY TWO COPIES PRINTED ON IMPERIAL JAPANESE PAPER AND SIGNED BY… Read more
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Lyon: N. Scheuring, 1867. First edition. CXIV, 264 pp. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 8 fine heliotype portraits on very fine, thick wove paper. 4to. Bound in contemporary quarter morocco and pebbled boards. Light wear to binding, else fine and bright.
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$95.00
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Peter Pan

by Disney, Walt

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Paris, c. 1957. A colorful, striking, and attractive cardboard promotional placard for Disney's Peter Pan (in French), INSCRIBED ("To Pierre All the Best"), SIGNED ("Walt Disney"), AND DATED ("1957") BY DISNEY IN PENCIL. Measures 17.5 x 25. The original recipient (Pierre) was a technician involved in dubbing the movie into French. A unique and attractive item.… Read more
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Paris: Beauvais aine, 1836. Two volumes, complete. FIRST EDITION of these important memoirs covering the years from 1685 to 1703, focusing especially on 1685 and 1686. XLVII, 403; 3, 409 pp. An irreplaceable source on Louis XIV and the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Printed on very good wove paper. Large 8vo.… Read more
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Pegase chez les Zebus. Evocations litteraires (Madagascar 1930-1938)

by Vivarrat, Henri (Raoul Monmarson, introduction)

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Angouleme: chez l'auteur, 1945. First and only edition of this collection of poems and songs relating to the author's experiences in Madagascar. 60 illustrations, mostly small vignettes but a few full-page. ONE OF ONLY 100 NUMBERED LARGE-PAPER COPIES PRINTED ON FINE ANGOUMOIS WOVE PAPER. With a SIGNED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR. 8vo. … Read more
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London: J. Waugh and W. Fenner, 1755. The rare first edition. 8vo. Bound in recent leatherette. A little bit of spotting, else fine.
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$275.00
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An Apology for the Bible, in a Series of Letters, Addressed to Thomas Paine.

by Watson, Richard, Bishop of Landaff

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$75.00

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London, T. Evans, 1796. The fourth edition, with a new preface, of this treatise opposing Thomas Paine's Deism. 4, 120 pp. 8vo. Later marbled wraps. Very good condition.
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Edinburgh, 1836. First Edinburgh edition, published two years after the first edition (London, 1834, with a different title). xv, 339 pp. 12mo, publisher's cloth. Tiny traces of wear to binding, else fine and bright. Rare in the original binding, in such fine condition.
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Paris: H. Dunod et E. Pinat, 1905. A thorough (and pioneering) study of mining conditions in Australasia. 348 pp. 8vo. Original wraps. Stitching loose, text a bit toned, wraps worn. Still, presentable and certainly usable. Scarce.
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$50.00
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Societe Angevine pour le Placement des Colons en Algerie: Projet de Colonisation.

by Societe Angevine pour le Placement des Colons en Algerie (Lieutaud, Notaire a Alger)

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$295.00

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Angers: Cosnier et Lachese, 1847. A French scheme to create a utopian community in Algeria. 15 pp plus 5 large folding lithographed maps and plans. Printed on very good wove paper. Large 4to. Sewn into original printed wraps. Slight traces of wear to wraps, else fine and bright. Extremely rare.
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$295.00
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Plunder. A Play by F. Perlman

by Perlman, Fredy (John Ricklefs, cover design)

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$35.00

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New York, 1962 (but Detroit: Black & Red, 1973). Second edition of this play. Printed throughout in black, red, and green. 2 leaves; 84 pp. 8vo. Original wraps. Small black mark on title-page, else fine and bright.
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$35.00
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Hype & Glory (Gloria Steinem association copy)

by Goldman, William (GLORIA STEINEM association copy)

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$175.00

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New York: Villard, 1990. FIRST EDITION of this book about the Cannes Film Festival and the Miss America Pageant. ASSOCIATION COPY, with a friendly SIGNED presentation inscription from Goldman to feminist leader GLORIA STEINEM. Large 8vo. FINE IN A FINE (price-clipped) DJ.
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$175.00
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Twelve Cities (GLORIA STEINEM association copy)

by Gunther, John (GLORIA STEINEM association copy)

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New York: Harper & Row, 1969. FIRST EDITION of this "insider's" view of 12 major world cities, written with verve by a major travel writer. ASSOCIATION COPY, with a long, warm, and indeed somewhat flirtatious SIGNED presentation inscription from the author to feminist leader GLORIA STEINEM, dated March, 1969. Large 8vo. Publisher's cloth. FINE… Read more
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$175.00
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Cajon de sastre. Anecdotas por Francisco Baldrich.

by Baldrich, Francisco (Francesc)

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Barcelona: (the author), 1913. First and only edition. ONE OF ONLY 8 COPIES PRINTED of this charming compilation of humorous memories and anecdotes from turn-of-the-century Barcelona. Mainly in Spanish, but with some Catalan. Signed by the author. Printed amateurishly, but fortunately the author selected decent paper, which is not at all fragile. 105… Read more
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$275.00
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Songs for Patricia (Gloria Steinem association copy)

by Rosten, Norman (illustrated by Patricia Rosten) (Gloria Steinem association copy)

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Brooklyn, New York: Blue Star Press, 1988. First illustrated edition of this collection of poems focusing on the author's relationship with his wife (the illustrator). ASSOCIATION COPY with a warm and humorous SIGNED presentation inscription from the author to feminist leader GLORIA STEINEM. 8vo. Original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT.
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$75.00
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Woman, too (Gloria Steinem association copy)

by Rashad, Johari (Gloria Steinem association copy)

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Washington, D.C.: Writely So!, 1984. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this collection of poems. ASSOCIATION COPY with a signed presentation inscription from the author to GLORIA STEINEM. 8vo. Original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT.
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$75.00
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Catalunya Romanica

by Fundacio Enciclopedia Catalana

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$3,750.00

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Barcelona: Fundacio Enciclopedia Catalana. 28 volumes, complete. The monumental survey of medieval Catalan art, architecture, history, and culture. Tens of thousands of illustrations. Folio. Publisher's simulated leather. Fine.
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$3,750.00
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Madrid: Real Academia de las Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales, 1952. Two volumes, complete. SECOND, LAST, BEST EDITION of this important early travel narrative, with a strong emphasis on New World botany (the first edition had been published in 1931, in one volume, with no indices, maps or plates). XLIV, 526; XXII, 244 pp. plus 20… Read more
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$150.00

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