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Sammelband of Almanacs for 1685

BOUND FOR KING CHARLES II, IN THE YEAR OF HIS DEATH

(CHARLES II) LILLY, William, et al. Sammelband of Almanacs for 1685. London, 1685.

Collection of ten English Almanacs published in the year of King Charles II's death, with numerous woodblock illustrations, bound for the king's personal library with his cipher on the spine panels and the corners of the covers. $8500.

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Anniversaire

FROM THE LIBRARY OF LA DUCHESSE DE BERRY WITH HER GILT COAT OF ARMS

(DE BERRY, Duchesse) DE RANCÉ, M. and THÉAULON, [Marie]. Anniversaire. Paris, 1816.

First edition of the popular French play L’Anniversaire, from the library of La Duchesse de Berry, with her gilt armorial coat of arms on both boards. $5500.

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Une Journee du Jeune Exile

FIRST EDITION OF UNE JOURNÉE DUE JEUNE EXILÉ, 1832, WITH 12 LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES OF THE EXILED DUKE OF BORDEAUX BY CHARLES-ACHILLE D’HARDIVILLER, WITH THE GILT COAT OF ARMS AND ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE OF THE COMTE DE PUISEUX

D'HARDIVILLER, Charles-Achille. Une Journee du Jeune Exile. Paris, 1832.

First edition of this work supporting the recognition of the 12-year-old exiled Duke of Bordeaux, Henri, as King Henry V of France, written by his drawing master, Jacques-Louis David's student Charles-Achille d'Hardiviller, with 12 full-page hors-texte lithographs by him featuring the young duke at work and play, handsomely bound in vellum by Bonnay and bearing the gilt coat of arms and armorial bookplate of the Comte de Puiseux. $2500.

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Minor Morals for Young People

MINOR MORALS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY CRUIKSHANK AND HEATH, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND KELLIEGRAM FOR LAURIAT IN ELABORATE FULL MOROCCO-GILT WITH INLAID MOROCCO COVER ILLUSTRATION

BOWRING, John. Minor Morals for Young People. London, 1834.

First edition of this collection of didactic travel stories meant to teach young people virtuous behavior, with engraved plates by Heath and Cruikshank, beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding commissioned by Charles E. Lauriat featuring a five-color morocco inlaid cover portrait of a soldier. $2500.

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Extrait de la Premiere Partie de l'Art de la Guerre

AN EXTRACT OF THE FIRST PART OF THE ART OF WAR, IN FRENCH, IN THE BEAUTIFUL MOROCCO-GILT ARMORIAL BINDING OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON-PENTHIÈVRE

PUYSEGUR, Jacques Francois de Chastenet de. Extrait de la Premiere Partie de l"Art de la Guerre. Paris, 1752.

Early edition of the first part of the Art of War, with observations and reflections, beautifully bound in the morocco-gilt armorial binding of the House of Bourbon-Penthiévre. $2500.

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Le Comte de Dunois

LOVELY CONTEMPORARY CALF-GILT WITH THE ARMS OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON-PENTHIÈVRE

(ANONYMOUS). Le Comte de Dunois. Paris, 1671.

First edition of this novel, preceded by a dedicatory letter to the Duchess of Nemours, this copy finely bound in contemporary calf-gilt with the arms of Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, son of the Count of Toulouse, Grand Admiral of France, and a renowned book collector. $2200.

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