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1 Almanach De La Province De Limbourg Pour L'annee 1821
Maestricht Chez L. Th. Nypels 1820 First Edition A Hard Back 10.5 x 17.5cm.approx 
180 pages. French text. Binding basic boards , loss of colour /rubbed . spine has some loss, ..contents fair .many blank pages ( for notes etc) some blank pages with numbers , a couple with notes ( see scan of what looks like value of silver/gold coins that were traded around Europe at the time) , corner tips folded . ..LIMBOURG Following the defeat of Napoleon in 1814, the area of the former duchy was united within the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (what is now Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and Meuse-Inférieure and Ourte respectively formed the new Province of Limburg and Province of Liège. This Province of Limburg covered an area much larger than and somewhat different from the former duchy with Limburg's namesake town of Limbourg located in Liège.( To 1830 ) now Limbourg is divided between Belgium, Netherlands & Germany. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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2 Exposition De La Miniature ( Bruxelles Mars- Juin 1912 Catalogue General , Edition Provisoire )
Bruxelles G. Van Oest 1912 First Edition Hard Back 12 x 18.5cm Approx 
243 pages +7 pages adverts rear, Binding mottled & buckram spine Good, minor edge rubbing, ..Contents Very Good cean & tight , very minor paper ageing 1st & last pages only. French text 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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3 Genel Nufus Sayimi 1935 2 Vols
; Devlet Basimevi 21.5 x 30cm Apporx 
Printed inTurkish & French By " Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Basbakanlik Istatistik Genel Direktorlugu" Or Turque Office Central de Statistique..vol.1of 114pages, + 3 to rear, Kanunlar Talimatnameler Kararnameler Tamimler Ornekler Pub.1936.....Vol . 60, Turkiye Nufusu, Kat'i tasnif Neticeleri. Pub 1937,404 pages+errata...Both with Original bindings, fair/good only minimal stain/rubbing.....Contents Vol 1 good ,hardly used,,,,, Vol 60 hardly used with some dicolouration at edges due to the poor quality paper used..Both have lable "Presented by The Turkish Embassy" signs of rusty paper-clip (removed) 1st 2 pages vol1,...vol1 stamp of, vol60 Bookplate of "The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House Library ,..vol 60, "For reference only not to be taken away"........1.7kilo e-mail re postage 
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4 Memoire pour Dame Barbara Janssen, Veuve Bladen Angloife; Contre les sieurs & demoiselle Broussard; Et contre le Directeur General des domaines du Roi. & Observations a joindre au memoire de la Dame V Bladen. Et pour servir de Replique a la Plaidoierie De
Louis Cellot 1781 First Edition Good 20 x 24.5cm Approx 
31 x 9 pages. Both bound together by original? Cord. Condition, good clear printing, minor ageing, a few pencil notes, some minor foxing, minor edge nicks, corner/edge folding. Please note I do not read French, seems to be a legal document regarding inheritance. Please see all scans that you can enlarge and read. Both printed by De l'Imprimerie De Louis Cellot, rue Dauphine, & Both Monsieur Seguir, advocat general,,, Me Target, advocat & D'Orgemont, procureur. From net: Dame Barbara Janssen Bladen First Lady of Maryland, 1742-1746/47, born 1705 - c1773. Father was Sir Theodore Janssen of Wimbledon, 1st Baronet (c. 1658 - 1748) was a French-born English financier and Member of Parliament who after a long and successful career in commerce was ruined and disgraced by his part in the South Sea Bubble. Husband was Sir Thomas Bladen (1698 - 1780) was a politician and colonial governor. He served as Governor of Maryland from 1742 to 1747. He travelled early to England, where he was educated and where in 1737 he married Barbara Janssen, the daughter of Sir Theodore Janssen, 1st Baronet, and Williamza, who was also the sister-in-law of Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimoreand Proprietor of the Province. and aunt to Caroline Calvert Eden wife of Governor Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet, of Maryland In England, he was a Member of Parliament 1727 to 1741. In 1742, he returned to Maryland as provincial Governor, the first governor to be born in the Province. But became an unpopular Governor and was dismissed from office by October 1746 . He returned to England in 1746, and died in England in 1780.They had three daughters. She is credited with being the first person to make ice cream in the American colonies. From a quick net check was unable to find another copy anywhere, in fact either find any information on the net about this document. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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5 Missel de l'Ave Maria
Kevelaer & Bruxelles Butzon & Bercker , Joseph Patureaux 1908 Full-Leather a/f Good 10 x 13.5cm Approx 
516 pages, Binding Full Leather hard back embossed & gilt. condition fair, minor rubbed edges, front cover detached. Contents mostly very good, clean & tight, 2 "souvenirs de famille" pages with manuscript French text, dated 1914, one page folding to corner. Each text page beautifully framed by a backdrop of leaves, flowers and birds and a religious illustration. Contents all in French. All edges gilt, silk covered pastedown & end pages front/rear. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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6 SEM Panhard & Levassor, Kellner & Ses Fils, Lorraine- Dietrich, Henri- Labourdette, Skiff-Torpedo, Eugene Boulogne Et Fils, Atomobiles Benz, Automobiles Renault 1913 Paris Auto dealers Brochure
Paris 1913 First Edition Paperback 32.5 x 46cm. Approx 
double covers + 10 pages. Duplicate Cream embossed outer covers fair/good condition with stain to front & edge wear/tears, minor folding, Contents grey pages & white pages, fair/good minor staining. contents very good, clean & tight . Folio /large size (32.5 x 46cm. i.e. 30 x 18 inches approx) brochere all printed in French with 8 tipped in illustrations , 1 colour + 5 b/w of various cars +2 non-cars (alcohol). seems it may be a special Paris advertising item (poss for the Paris motor show?) with adverts for 5 different Paris car dealers. 6 pages are grey (rest white). To rear only 2 grey pages, not sure if removed or is correct and complete ( i would guess it is complete).. Double Dust jacket (2 the same) both cream embossed, to front SEM in circle and large design with face of an owl ?. to rear embossed Automobiles Renault and front of a car in a circle. Printed near rear; Acheve D'Imprimer le 11 Aout 1913 "Succes" ( August 11, 1913 ) & La reproduction des dessins contenus dans cet album est formellement interdite pour la France et l'Etranger (= Reproduction of drawings in this album is strictly forbidden in France and abroad) due to it's large size will be posted in a large tube for best protection. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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7 , Illustrated by Girardet, K Fables de La Fontaine, Illustrees
Tours: Ad. Mame et Cie. 1858 
9.5 x 14.5cm Approx. 396 pages, french text, nouvelle edition, Original binding, green printed paper on board, mostly readable minor rubbing/a little dirty.Contents mostly good & clean with only a few with minor marks , dirty endpapers,1st endpaper inscribed Franklin D Coxworthy 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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8 Abel Hermant La Vie Litteraire (deuxieme serie)
Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 1928 
4 3/4" x 7 1/4" Approx. 248page, Paperback, cover is ok with sunned spine,contents browned at edges, with no major faults & NO insriptions 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 Allmeroth, Dr. Heinrich Allmeroth. Théatre des Champs- Elysées (programme Mai 1954, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin)
Paris Théatre des Champs- Elysées 1954 Privately Printed First Edition Paperback 24 x 31.5cm.Approx 
Covers good/fair, minor ageing, slight fold down centre, Impressed design to centre of front, Contents 12 pages good/fair some handling ,minor tick/ circle from 1st owner who attended? Short text by Dr. Heinrich Allmeroth. French Text 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 Anon ( Genet, Francois ?) Theologie Morale Ou Resolution Des Cas De Conscience, Felon I'Ecricure Fainte, Les Canons,& Les Saints Percs.( Moral Theological or Resolution of a Case of Conscience ?)
Paris Andre' Pralard 1708 1st Edition in This Form 9.5 x 15.5cm Approx 
" Composee par l'ordre de Monfeigneur l'Evique & Prince de Grenoble, maintenant Cardinal de la fainte Eglife Romaine." " Tome Quatrieme, contenant les Traitez des Sacremens, 1. De Penitence, 2, De l'Extreme-Onction. " ...416 pages , Brown Leather binding good just very minor wear, spine of 5 raised bands fair/good tiny dent ,title not readable.... Contents Very Good and clear & tight ( very small stain to top of a few pages not on text ) NO inscriptions 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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11 anon, poss Karl Baedeker Baedeker Guide Automobile LA SUISSE. Guide officiel de l'Automobile-Club de Suisse. 36 cartes et plans, 82 croquis.Edité en vertu d'une licence accordée par Baedekers Autoführer-Verlag Stuttgart.
Fribourg & Bruxelles Baedeker Guides Automobiles 1955 Hard Back, {boards) Almost Mint 13 x 23cm Approx 
Stiff cardboard, 320 pages + foldout colour map rear. Condition Binding Very Good very minor marks front, contents almost mint, no signs of use, including red cotton page marker, no inscriptions etc.. All French text. Has various colour maps, some full pages with page numbers others not, also some colour maps in text, and b/w illustrations within text. Seems to be the Official Club of Switzerland Automotive Guide. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 Arnoux, Alexandre Arnoux Le Rossignol Napolitain. (un-cut, un-read)
Paris Sequana / Grasset 1937 First Edition Paperback 12 x 19cm Approx 
253 pages, paperback binding Good, sunning to spine/edges. Contents Very Good, Clean & Tight as Never read, All pages uncut. "Exemplaire imprimé spécialement pour la Sélection Sequana, sur véritable papier de Chiffon de Corvol l'Orgueuilleux, à son filigrane." 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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13 Augé , Claude Augé Nouveau Petit Larouss illustré. Dictionaire Encyclopédique.
Paris Librairie Larouss 1925 Decorative Hard Back Very Good 13.5 x 20 x 7.5 Thick.cm.aprox 
8 + 1760 pages + 16 pages publishers ads rear, Very Good binding, Contents Very good, French pencil inscription to inside cover. French text , Very Heavy, so surcharge to outside U.K. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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14 Balzac, H. De Eugenie Grandet
13-17, Rue Montparnasse, Paris Bibliotheque Larousse 13 x 19cm Approx 
174 pages, undated circa 1910 ? , paperback covers front part detached, spine worn , ..Contents fair & tight, some ageing of paper, no inscriptions, op title page is portrait of Balzac 1799-1850 by David d'Angers....... French text. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 Battisti, Carlo Essais Sur Le Haut Adige, Rediges Par Un Groupe De Professeurs et D'assitants De L'universite De Florence, Sous Les Auspices De La Societe Des Amis Du Haut Adidge et La Direction De Carlo Battisti
Florence Institute De Linguistique De L'universite Florence 1946 First Edition 18 x 25.5cm Approx 
164+table des matieries, printed in French. Original University Paperback covers Fair with some spine splitting & dirt, minor ink staining, ,,Contents , very poor paper used , very brittle /fragile & loose pages with some edge loss. Bookplate of "The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House Library"& lending page & small sticker stating Presented by Professor Eduardo Ruffini 
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16 Bellah, James Warner ( Adapt from Charles Bourhis) Les Passagers De L'albatros
Paris Editions Aillaud, Bastos Et Co 1947 First Edition 14.5 x 16.5cm Approx 
328 pages, Luxery Binding is a recent pink 1/4 Leather ,gilt embossed binding Very Good, .........Contents very good and tight, paper uniformly browned due to poor quality paper used, (one inscription in French on title page from '96), no sign's of being read. below title is "adapte' de l'Americain par Charles Bourhis" to end is printed " Depsit legal du 1stTrimestre 1947 Aillaud ,Bastos & Co Opl no 31,5330- No d' Edition 205 " also "Acheve d'emprimer le 28 Mars 1947 sur les Presses de l'Imprimerie Pironnniat a Paris - xi" 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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17 Bellot, J-R Bellot Journal D'un Voyage Aux Mers Polaires a La Recherche De Sir John Franklin
Paris Garniers-Freres 1875 Third Edition Hard Back 12 x 18cm Approx 
XLIV + 363 pages, Binding of mottled covers with leather spine fair, rubbed, strong. Contents fair, about just over half of pages good & clean, though a few at rear with edge damage , and a various pages with minor stains, front end and half title pages a little loose, contains 2 maps at rear. Lacks portrait, French Library stamp to Introduction page. So a good early reading copy. An account of Bellot's 1851-2 expedition, the French naval officer volunteered for the British service search for the missing Sir John Franklin between the islands of the Arctic. Under command of Sir William Kennedy. During this expedition Bellot discovered the strait between the Boothia Felix and the land of Somerset that now bears his name. 
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18 Bernard, Charles De Bernard Les Ailes D'Icare
Paris Michel Lévy 1856 First Edition Hard Back Good 11.5 x 17.5 Cm. Approx 
half title + title page + 367pages, Green buckram Hardback binding, good with minor wear, Contents mostly good, clear & tight, the odd folded corner tip, a few minor marks. No inscriptions. French Text. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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19 Bourcard, Gustave A Travers Cinq Siecles De Gravueres 1350 - 1903,les Estamples Celebres ,rares Ov Curieuses
Paris: Georges Rapilly, 1903 First Edition / Limited / Numbered 
. 20mm x 28mm x 7mm Thick Approx........ 638 pages + 50 to front.The hardback binding has been re-attached,less spine which is now just material. Contents; apart from foxing on about 4 pages, very good . "II a ete tire de cet ouvrage "deux cent einquante exemplaires" tous numerotes a la press et revetus de la griffe de l'auteur Deux Cents seulement ont etevmis dans le commerce .No.157 ........No.157 of a Limited Edition of 250 . .To front endpaper is the bookmark .".Handbibliotheek, S. Emmering",,, i beleive he may have made some later copies, if so this would have been the Original copy he used. *******please note this book is 7mm thick and weight approx 5.6 Kilo so e-mail re post or can be collected from fairs i do in London, Cambridge ect. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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20 Capart, Jean Capart L'Art Egyptien.1 L'Architecture. Choix De Documents Accompagnes D'Indications Bibliographiques (single volume)
Brussels Vromant & Co. 1922 First Edition Hard Back Very Good 18 x 24.5cm Approx 
vi + 50 + 200 (50 pages text/info + 200 pages illustrations from photographs, Plans & what it would have looked like.). Red hard back cloth binding in good condition, minor rubbing & knocks to corner tips (see scan). Contents Very good, clean & tight, some ageing of endpages. No inscriptions. French Text. Single volume. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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