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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH MISSAL, WITH MAGNIFICENT ELABORATE SILVER CORNERS, CENTERPIECES AND CLASPS

(CATHOLIC MISSAL). Missale Romanum. Madrid, 1791.

1791 Madrid missal, with nine full-page engraved plates, two in-text engravings of saints and an engraved vignette on the title page, magnificently bound with large elaborate pure silver corners, centerpieces and clasps, likely from a much earlier date. $9500.

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DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Five volumes. Five exemplary volumes from the renowned limited "Bibliomaniac Edition" of De Kock's Works, number four of only 10 sets produced, these being two volumes each of Frère Jacques and The Gogo Family, and one volume of Friquette, all printed on French-folded vellum, illustrated with six original works by John Sloan (a watercolor and five signed etchings), three by William Glackens (a watercolor and two drawings, one signed) and two by Frederic Gruger (a watercolor and a drawing), as well as signed original works by Louis Meynell, Elmer Boyd Smith, and W.J. Sinnott— 22 works altogether. Ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs, superb inlaid leather doublures, with richly illuminated initials, head- and tail-pieces throughout each volume. $8000.

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RICHLY ILLUSTRATED 13-VOLUME
FOLIO SET OF BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN

HUTCHINSON, Horace G., editor. British Sports and Sportsmen. London, circa 1908-1935. Together, thirteen volumes. Limited edition set of this profusely illustrated compendium of British sports and sportsmen, each one of 1000 copies, in 13 handsomely bound folio volumes. $7500.

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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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BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED 16TH-CENTURY FRENCH TREATISE ON THE REGION OF BURGUNDY, WITH FINE PROVENANCE

SAINT-JULIEN, Pierre de. De l'Origine des Bourgongnons. Paris, 1581.

First edition of this history of the French region of Burgundy (once a duchy, free county, and two kingdoms), illustrated with six superb folding double-page plates comprising woodcut city maps of Dijon, Beaune, Autun, Macon, and Chalon-sur-Saone, and a view of Tournus, in a fine 18th-century armorial binding. $3800.

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“A PROLIFIC AND DELIGHTFUL LETTER-WRITER, WHOSE ANECDOTES… HAVE BEEN A GOLD-MINE TO BIOGRAPHERS”

FITZGERALD, Edward. Letters and Literary Remains. London and New York, 1902-03. Seven volumes. Limited edition, one of only 775 copies, of poet and translator Edward FitzGerald’s delightfully anecdotal and biographically informative correspondence, his justly celebrated and cherished versions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and other works, finely bound in full morocco-gilt. $3800.

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(GLACKENS, William) DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Three volumes. Three exemplary volumes from the renowned limited “Bibliomaniac Edition” of De Kock’s Works, number four of only 10 sets produced, these being the two volumes of Edmond and His Cousin and one volume of Jean, printed on French-folded vellum and illustrated with 15 original works by William Glackens (13 signed), and ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs. $3500.

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ELEGANTLY BOUND, WITH 16 COLOR ETCHINGS BY LALAUZE AND AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

BASTIDE, Jean-Francois. La Petite Maison. Paris, 1905.

Deluxe limited illustrated edition, number 5 of only 150 copies, with 16 delicate color etchings (in double suite) and an original signed watercolor, all by renowned French illustrator Adolphe Lalauze. Beautifully bound by Chambolle Duru. $3000.

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WITH THE COAT-OF-ARMS OF LOUIS ANTOINE, THE LAST DAUPHIN OF FRANCE

GERARD, Philippe Louis. Comte de Valmont. Paris, 1826. Five volumes. Later edition of this novel extolling the moral virtues, each volume with an engraved vignette title page by Louis Pierre Spindler, handsomely bound by Duplanil for Louis Antoine, the last Dauphin of France, later reigning briefly as Louis XIX, with his royal coat-of-arms. $3000.

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