1998 - 2100     FOREIGN HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY, TRAVELS

Page 2 of 6 Results 21 - 40 of 103
74 2018 Bisschoff E and Sales Meyer F 74 2018 Bisschoff E and Sales Meyer F
74/2018 Bisschoff, E. and Sales Meyer, F. Die Festdekoration in Wort und Bild. Leipsic, E.A. Seemann, 1897, 1st ed., XVI,(2),4747,(2 advert.)p., 472 ills., orig. giltlettered dec. cl., 4to.

- Spine-ends, corners and upper joint worn.

Mourey, G. Le livre des fêtes françaises. Paris, Librairie de France, 1930, (4),XII,380,(17)p., 11 (1x fold.) pochoir-col. plates, over 300 ills., later cl. w. orig. wr. laid down, 4to (traces of former ticket at foot of spine).

= Describes famous French entries and splendid ceremonies.

€ (40-60) 40
74 2019 Brazil  Barlaeus C 74 2019 Brazil Barlaeus C
74/2019 [Brazil]. Barlaeus, C. Nederlandsch Brazilië onder het bewind van Johan Maurits Grave van Nassau 1637-1644. Dutch adapt. S.P. l'Honoré Naber. The Hague, M. Nijhoff, 1923, new facs. ed., XVI,442,(1)p., engr. facs. frontisp. portrait, title-p. and 67 maps/ plates, printed in 160 numb. copies signed by the publisher, contemp. hcalf, folio.

- Binding sl. waterst. and foxed.

= Facs. reprint of the edition Amsterdam, 1647 published by Blaeu. Cf. Sabin 3408; Bosch 127 and Borba de Moraes p.78-79.

€ (500-700) 950
74 2020 China  Broullion  N  74 2020 China Broullion N
74/2020 [China]. Broullion, (N.). Mémoire sur l'état actual de la mission du Kiang-Nan 1842-1855 (...) suivi de lettres relatives à l'insurrection 1851-1855. Paris, Julien, Lanier & Cie., 1855, (4),483,(5)p., fold. lithogr. map w. handcol. borders, later boards w. mor. letterpiece, orig. wr. pres.

- Some foxing. = Not in Cordier or Pfister.

ADDED: Orlich, L. von. Reise in Ostindien in Briefen an Alexander von Humboldt und Carl Ritter. Leipsic, G. Mayer, 1845, 2 parts in 1 vol., XII,306,(2); (8),309,(1)p., contemp. boards w. paper letterpiece.

- Two lvs. in 2nd part misbound; library stamp on verso title-p. Binding trifle rubbed.

€ (50-70) 70
74 2021 Classical antiquity  Bachofen J J 74 2021 Classical antiquity Bachofen J J
74/2021 [Classical antiquity]. Bachofen, J.J. Das Mutterrecht. Eine Untersuchung über die Gynaikokratie der alten Welt nach ihrer religiösen und rechtlichen Natur. Basel, B. Schwabe, 1897, 2nd ed., XL,440p., 9 (fold.) lithogr. plates, contemp. giltlettered hmor., large 4to.

- Binding partly sl. discoloured.

€ (40-60) 40
74 2022 Denmark  Malatier L and Sallès A 74 2022 Denmark Malatier L and Sallès A
74/2022 [Denmark]. Malatier, L. and Sallès, A. Au Pays d'Hamlet. Instantanés Scandinaves. Villefranche, Fontaine, Auray et Guillemin, 1894, XII,174,(2),11p., (tinted) photogr. text ills. by L. MALATIER, printed in 600 numb. copies signed by both author and photographer, contemp. gilt dec. blue hmor. w. gilt dec. cl. covers, orig. col. lithogr. frontwr. pres., t.e.g., folio.

- Covers w. a few unobtrusive scratches and stains. = Fine copy in an attractive binding.

€ (50-70) 50
74 2023 Economics  Gaudin M M C  duc de Gaëte 74 2023 Economics Gaudin M M C duc de Gaëte
74/2023 [Economics]. Gaudin, M.-M.-C., duc de Gaëte. Mémoires, souvenirs, opinions et écrits du (...) ancien Ministre des Finances, ex-député, gouverneur de la Banque de France. Paris, Baudouin frères, 1826, 2 vols., (2),336; (2),599,(1)p., fold. table, contemp. unif. gilt speckled calf w. 2 red mor. letterpieces.

- Both vols. w. some brown offsetting on endpapers; a few lvs. in each vol. stained in upper blank margin, sl. affecting the table. Vol. II joints starting; top of spine chipped; frontcover trifle rubbed.

WITH: a facsimile edition of the rare supplement vol. published in 1834, bound in modern 18th cent. style hcalf. - AND 3 others, i.a. M. WOLKOFF, Opuscules sur la rente foncière (ibid., 1854, orig. wr.) and H.N. BOON, Rêve et réalité dans l'oeuvre économique et sociale de Napoléon III (The Hague, 1936, orig. wr.).

€ (50-70) 90
74 2024 Economics  Lacombe de Prezel H  74 2024 Economics Lacombe de Prezel H
74/2024 [Economics]. (Lacombe de Prezel, H.). Les progrès du commerce. Amst./ Paris, A.-M. Lottin, 1760, XII,335,(1)p., contemp. mottled calf w. gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Some offsetting from turn-ins on endpapers and first and final blank, otherwise fine.

= Goldsmiths 9570; Higgs 2216; Kress 5864.

(Lalource, J.C.). Mémoire à consulter, et consultation, pour Jean Lioncy, Créancier & Syndic de la Masse de la Raison de Commerce établie à Marseille, sous le nom de Lioncy freres, & Gouffre. Contre le Corps & Société des PP. Jésuites. N.pl. (Paris), P.A. le Prieur, 1761, (2),531p., contemp. mottled calf w. gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Foot of spine dam.; frontcover trifle rubbed; backcover w. a few sm. stains. Internally fine.

= Rare. Not in Kress or Goldsmiths.

€ (100-150) 110
74 2025 Economics  Plumart de Dangeul R B  74 2025 Economics Plumart de Dangeul R B
74/2025 [Economics]. (Plumart de Dangeul, R.B.). Remarques sur les avantages et les desavantages de la France et de la Gr. Bretagne, Par rapport au Commerce, & aux autres Sources de la Puissance des Etats. Traduction de l'Anglois du Chevalier John Nickolls. Leyden/ Paris, Frères Estienne, 1754, 3rd ed., (14),411p., contemp. mottled calf w. gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Lacks sm. portion of letterpiece; upper joint starting; corners bumped. Internally fine.

= Being presented as a French translation, the author is Plumart de Dangeul and not John Nickolls. Goldsmiths 8917: "Some of the author's material was borrowed, with acknowledgement, from Tucker's Essay on trade" ; Higgs 743; cf. Einaudi 4478; Kress 5383.

Jouy, L.F. de. Principes et usages concernant les Dîmes. Paris, Durand Neveu, 1775, (4),457,(6)p., contemp. mottled calf w. gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

= Goldsmiths 11324; cf. Kress 5127.

€ (80-100)
74 2026 Economics  Proudhon P J 74 2026 Economics Proudhon P J
74/2026 [Economics]. Proudhon, P.-J. Système des contradictions économiques, ou Philosophie de la Misère. Paris, Garnier Frères, 1851, 2nd ed., 2 vols., (4),399,(1); (4),399,(1)p., orig. unif. wr.

- Vol. 2 upper joint splitting and sm. ticket on frontwr.

= Cf. Kerssemakers 5604; Stammhammer I, p.192. "Epoch making work by Proudhon, first published in 1846. The first socialist thinker of proletarian birth (...). He preached democratization of property rather than socialization. Marx was especially opposed to this part of Proudhon's thought." (Kerssemakers).

AND 7 others, i.a. IDEM, Idées Révolutionnaires (Paris, 1849, 1st ed., orig. wr.); IDEM, Les confessions d'un Révolutionnaire (...) (ibid., 1850, 1st ed., orig. wr.); IDEM, Avertissement aux propriétaires (...) (ibid., 1848, 2nd ed., orig. wr.) and M. WOLKOFF, Opuscules sur la rente foncière (ibid., 1854, orig. wr.).

€ (50-70) 50
74 2027 Economics  Roland C N 74 2027 Economics Roland C N
74/2027 [Economics]. Roland, C.N. Le financier patriote; ou, la nation éclairéé Sur ses Vrais Intérèts. London, n.publ., 1789, 172,27,(5)p, 20th cent. gilt hmor.

- Sl. cut short in lower blank margin, without loss of text; new endpapers. Covers sl. rubbed.

= Goldsmiths 13948; Kress B.1713.

(Coquereau, J.B.L.). Mémoires concernant l'administration des finances sous le Ministere de M. l'Abbée Terrai, contrôleur général. Ibid., J. Adamson, 1776, 427p., contemp. gilt treecalf w. green mor. letterpiece.

- Upper joint splitting at top of spine. Otherwise fine. = Goldsmiths 11455; Kress 7202.

€ (70-90) 100
74 2028 Egypt  Guérin du Rocher  P M S  74 2028 Egypt Guérin du Rocher P M S
74/2028 [Egypt]. Guérin du Rocher, (P.M.S.). Histoire véritable du tems fabuleux. Paris, C.-P. Berton, 1776-1777, 1st ed., 3 vols., (4),XL,463; (4),598,(2); (4),643p., fold. engr. map, contemp. unif. gilt calf w. 2 mor. letterpieces.

- All vols. bookplates on first endpaper.

= Hilmy I, p.279; Gay 2048: "L'auteur cherche à y prouver que tout ce que l'on sait des Egyptiens, depuis Ménès jusqu'à la fondation de l'empire des Perses, n'est qu'un extrait altéré et défiguré des passages de l'Écriture Sainte qui regardent cette contrée. (...) le sujet d'une vive polémique (...)".

€ (100-150)
74 2029 France  d'Argenson R L de Voyer de Paulmy 74 2029 France d'Argenson R L de Voyer de Paulmy
74/2029 [France]. (d'Argenson, R.L. de Voyer de Paulmy). Considérations sur le gouvernement ancien et présent de la France. Amst., M.M. Rey, 1765, XVI,328p., engr. title-vignette, contemp. hcalf.

- Owner's stamp on title-p.; trifle foxed; old bookplate ("Charles Chabroud, Avocat") on upper pastedown.

= First published in 1764, this is an early edition of a work that foreshadows the writings of the "économistes".

Gourcy, (F.A.E.) de. Quel fut l'état des personnes en France, sous la première & la seconde Race de nos Rois? Paris, Desaint, 1769, 2 parts in 1 vol., (4),XVI,293,(3); (4),38,(1)p., contemp. gilt calf.

- Frontcover chafed.

AND 4 others, i.a. (H.G.R.) DE MIRABEAU, Dénonciation de l'agiotage au Roi et à l'Assemblée des Notables (n.pl., 1787, modern boards).

€ (100-150) 100
74 2030 France  Bremond J B 74 2030 France Bremond J B
74/2030 [France]. Bremond, J.-B. Observations au Peuple François. N.pl., n.publ., 1789, 2 parts in 1 vol., (2),96; 184p., engr. frontisp. by C.F. LE TELLIER after J.-B. BREMOND, contemp. wr., 4to.

- Some foxing; bookblock sl. frayed. Wr. sl. worn.

= Cohen/ De Ricci p.186 ("Contient un curieux frontispice"); Monglond II, p.1123.

€ (70-90) 70
74 2031 France  Dufourny de Villiers L P 74 2031 France Dufourny de Villiers L P
74/2031 [France]. Dufourny de Villiers, L.P. Allégeance! Justice! Vengeance! Vengeance!! Vengeance!!! Vengeance!!!! Vengeance!!!!! N.pl. (Paris), n.publ., (1795), 22p. (and a number of blank lvs.), sl. later purple hmor.

- Sl. foxed; a few contemp. annots. in pen and ink.

= Pamphlet against the supporters of Robespierre's ideas.

Polichinelle, M.C. (= L.G. Petitain). Lettre de Polichinelle à ses comperes des deux conseils. Paris, Desenne, n.d. (1795), 32p., later boards.

= On lowering of the public debt.

AND 4 other small publications, i.a. DE LORMOY, Mémoire sur les Haras de France (n.pl., 1789, later hmor., sm. 8vo) and J. REY, Adresse à l'Empereur (n.pl., 1815, modern boards).

€ (70-90) 80
74 2032 France  Jamme A 74 2032 France Jamme A
74/2032 [France]. Jamme, A. Plaidoyer pour le sieur Arnaud Lamaure, Esclave racheté en 1785, sous le nom de François Dastugue, revenu dans sa Patrie, après 40 ans d'absence, & auquel on conteste son véritable nom, son état, & les biens de ses père & mère, qu'il réclame./ Second plaidoyer pour le Sieur Arnaud Lamaure (...). Toulouse, N. Etienne Sens, 1785-1788, 2 parts in 1 vol., (2),64; (2),28p., 2 ident. woodcut headpieces by GRITNER, contemp. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Engr. bookplate on upper pastedown; title-pages (sl.) browned. Binding sl. rubbed; letterpiece partly worn off.

= This plea concerns Arnaud Lamaure, who worked in Guadeloupe and Cuba for 30 years and on his return home was captured by Algerian pirates and held as a slave for ten years. After fourty years of absence from his native country he returned and found that he was unable to reclaim his name and possessions. The plea was written by Jamme, an illustrious lawyer, to redress this injustice.

€ (250-350)
74 2033 France  Laborde A de 74 2033 France Laborde A de
74/2033 [France]. Laborde, A. de. De l'esprit d'association dans tous les intérèts de la communauté. Paris, Gide, 1834, 3rd ed., VII,496p., contemp. gilt hcalf.

- Occas. trifle foxed. Upper joint dam. at foot of spine.

= "Comte" Louis-Joseph-Alexandre de Laborde (1773-1842) was a French civil servant, liberal politician and writer of Spanish descent, whose father was guillotined in the French Revolution. De Laborde was mostly known for his works about Spain, including i.a. Voyage pittoresque et historique en Espagne (1807).

Copley Christie, R. Étienne Dolet. Le martyr de la Renaissance. Sa vie et sa mort. French transl. C. Stryienski. Ibid., Fischbacher, 1886, XXII,557p., contemp. cl. w. red mor. and gilt letterpiece (orig. frontwr. pres.), large 8vo.

- Orig. wr. stained; binding sl. blotched.

= Étienne Dolet (1509-1546) was a French printer and humanist scholar, "whose Commentarii linguae Latinae contributed notably to Latin scholarship. He is often described as "the first martyr of the Renaissance." (...) His quarrelsome temperament, unrestrained enthusiasm for Renaissance learning, and anticlericalism involved him in personal and public controversies. (...) He was accused of atheism three times on the double charge of having published Calvinistic works and a dialogue by Plato denying the immortality of the soul, and he was imprisoned in 1542, 1544, and 1546. He was finally condemned by the theological faculty of the Sorbonne and, having first been tortured, was burned at the stake". (Britannica).

€ (50-70)
74 2034 France  Leber C 74 2034 France Leber C
74/2034 [France]. Leber, C. De l'état réel de la presse et des pamphlets, depuis François Ier jusqu'à Louis XIV. Paris, Techener, 1834, (4),115p., contemp. gilt hcalf, t.e.g. Avenel, H. Histoire de la presse française depuis 1789 jusqu'à nos jours. Ibid., Flammarion, 1900, (8),884p., ills., contemp. hmor., orig. wr. pres., large 8vo.

- Binding partly sl. discoloured.

AND 1 other.

€ (40-60) 50
74 2035 France  Levasseur R 74 2035 France Levasseur R
74/2035 [France]. Levasseur, R. Mémoires. Paris, Rapilly/ A. Levasseur, 1829-1831, 4 vols., lithogr. frontisp. portrait, orig. unif. wr.

- Sl. foxed; occas. waterst.

= René Levasseur was a French surgeon, politician and supporter of Robespierre. His Mémoires were condemned and partly destroyed for offending the monarchy and religion.

€ (100-150)
74 2036 France  Picot G 74 2036 France Picot G
74/2036 [France]. Picot, G. Histoire des États Généraux considérés au point de vue de leur influence sur le gouvernement de la France de 1355 a 1614. Paris, Hachette et Cie., 1872, 4 vols., contemp. unif. giltlettered hmor., t.e.g.

- Sl. foxed.

AND 2 others: P. ROLLAND, Deux tarifs du tonlieu de Tournai des XIIe et XIIIe siècles (Lille, 1935, 1 plate, orig. wr.) and M.E. LEVASSEUR, La France Industrielle en 1789 (Paris, 1865, contemp. hmor.).

€ (40-60) 50
74 2037 France  Seida und Landensberg F E von 74 2037 France Seida und Landensberg F E von
74/2037 [France]. Seida und Landensberg, F.E. von. Denkbuch der franzoesischen Revolution. Memmingen, C. Müller, 1815, 1 vol. (of 2), XXXIV,108p., engr. title and 42 plates, contemp. marbled calf w. gilt tooled borders on both covers, richly gilt spine w. red. mor. letterpiece, orig. wr. pres., obl. sm. folio.

- Partly waterstained in inner (blank) margin, sl. touching text (not image); title-p. restored in inner blank margin and sl. foxed; last endpaper and lower pastedown wormholed in lower margin. Chafed; chafing coloured, not entirely in the same colour; back cover wormholed in lower right corner.

= Interesting plates.

ADDED: an incomplete copy of C. GAVARD, Galerie des Maréchaux de France (Paris, 1839, 19 (of 42) steelengr. portraits, contemp. hmor., 4to).

- Lacks most plates; sl. foxed.

€ (80-100)