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ANON Livre de poste ou Etat général des postes du royaume de France:  - suivi de la carte géométrique des routes desseires en poste, avec désignation des relais et des distances: pour l
ANON Livre de poste ou Etat général des postes du royaume de France: - suivi de la carte géométrique des routes desseires en poste, avec désignation des relais et des distances: pour l'an 1825.

Paris, Imprimerie Royale (1825)
247pp. 1st ed., a very clean copy in crude later card binding.
A scarce road book.
£90.00


BOUR C. and BERTRAND Auvergne. - Costumes ou Puy de Dome dessines et lithographies.
BOUR C. and BERTRAND Auvergne. - Costumes ou Puy de Dome dessines et lithographies.BOUR C. and BERTRAND Auvergne. - Costumes ou Puy de Dome dessines et lithographies.
BOUR C. and BERTRAND Auvergne. - Costumes ou Puy de Dome dessines et lithographies.

Publie par Talbot (1856 (circa))
Title page and 16 hand coloured plates. Some very light tone spotting mostly confined to margins otherwise fine in fine original blindstamped cloth, top of spine with some wear. 9 x 6in
Possibly lacking 4 plates.
£160.00


DELAPORTE A. Le Voyageur Francois, - ou la connoissance de l
DELAPORTE A. Le Voyageur Francois, - ou la connoissance de l'ancien et du nouveau monde. Tome XIV. Cap de Bonne Esperance, Angola, Congo, Loango, Benin and Cote D'Or

L. Cellot, Paris (1775)
480pp. 4th ed., fine in worn original full calf.
£30.00


DODGSON C. Old French colour prints.
DODGSON C. Old French colour prints.
DODGSON C. Old French colour prints.

Halton & Truscott Smith, London (1924)
30pp + 88 plates. Ltd. ed. of 1250 copies in decorated quarter vellum binding. Very fine.
A number of plates in colour which are individually tipped in. A fine work.
£85.00


DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.
DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.
DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.

B. Renault, Paris (1838)
2 vols. 148 + 140pp. Some light tone spots hardly detract. Fine in original quarter calf with marbled boards. Includes 4 line engravings besides the two frontispieces.
Rare - I can trace only two copies of this edition in libraries and none for sale.
£165.00


FORDHAM G. Les Routes de France. - Etude bibliographique sur les Cartes Routieres et les Itinieraires et Guides Routiers de France.
FORDHAM G. Les Routes de France. - Etude bibliographique sur les Cartes Routieres et les Itinieraires et Guides Routiers de France.

Geneve (1975)
106pp + xxvii + xvi. Facsimile reprint of 1929 ed., clean in blue card covers.
Detailed listing of early French road books.
£30.00


MAURY Arthur Les Emblémes et drapeaux de la france. - Le Coq Gaulois.
MAURY Arthur Les Emblémes et drapeaux de la france. - Le Coq Gaulois.
MAURY Arthur Les Emblémes et drapeaux de la france. - Le Coq Gaulois.

Paris (1904)
354pp + colour plates. 1st ed., very fine in later half maroon calf retaining original card covers.
£120.00


PELET-NARBONNE General von and Translated By Major D
PELET-NARBONNE General von and Translated By Major D'Arcy Legard Cavalry on Service - illustrated by the advance of the German cavalry across the Mosel in 1870.

Hugh Rees, London (1906)
xviii + 350pp + 11 folding maps at rear. 1st ed., fine in original red cloth, spine slightly faded.
Study of the Franco-Prussian War.
£70.00


PROST B. Traicté de la forme et devis comme on faict les Tournois - par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale, etc.
PROST B. Traicté de la forme et devis comme on faict les Tournois - par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale, etc.

Paris (1878)
xix + 259pp + errata + table + 16 hand coloured plates, 9 double paged. Ltd. ed., no. 117 of 260. Fine in original cloth with marbled boards, partially uncut.
Contains eight early texts on tournaments with lovely delicately hand coloured plates.
£350.00


SAMS W. A tour through Paris, - illustrated with twenty one coloured plates, accompanied with descriptive letter-press.
SAMS W. A tour through Paris, - illustrated with twenty one coloured plates, accompanied with descriptive letter-press.SAMS W. A tour through Paris, - illustrated with twenty one coloured plates, accompanied with descriptive letter-press.SAMS W. A tour through Paris, - illustrated with twenty one coloured plates, accompanied with descriptive letter-press.
SAMS W. A tour through Paris, - illustrated with twenty one coloured plates, accompanied with descriptive letter-press.

London (1824-5 (circa))
21 hand coloured aquatint plates after V. Auger and others plus descriptive text. 1st ed., fine in contemporary half calf with raised bands. Small folio. (15 x 10.5in) All plates very fine and fresh but minor tone spotting affecting some pages of text.
The finely coloured plates depict scenes of everyday life in Paris. Abbey Travel I, 113-4; Colas 2898; Tooley 443.
£2,400.00


STANFIELD Clarkson STANFIELD
STANFIELD Clarkson STANFIELDSTANFIELD Clarkson STANFIELD
STANFIELD Clarkson STANFIELD'S COAST SCENERY. A Series of Views in the British Channel, from Original Drawings taken Expressly for the Work by Clarkson Stanfield, Esq., R.A

Smith, Elder & Co (1836)
1st ed., viii +128 pp. illustrated with 40 highly-finished steel-engraved views including the vignette on the title-page. Stains to margins of plates as usual otherwise very clean in original blind stamped cloth with gilt decoration, spine faded.
Views of English and French ports.
£120.00


TALLEMANT Love tales from Tallemant.
TALLEMANT Love tales from Tallemant.
TALLEMANT Love tales from Tallemant.

Grafton & Co (1925)
247pp. Private press ltd. ed. of 1000 on special paper. Fine in orig. cloth with small mark on front board.
Stories of French court life in the times of Henri IV, Louis XIII and Louis XIV.
£35.00


TOOLEY R.V. Map Collectors
TOOLEY R.V. Map Collectors' Circle No. 26 - The maps of South West France with special reference to Cognac.

London (1965)
14pp + 24 plates. 1st ed., fine in orig. buff card covers (7.5 x 10in).
£12.00


View of the Rhine Peep Show.
View of the Rhine Peep Show.
View of the Rhine Peep Show.

Unknown publisher (1850 (circa))
Concertina-folding, hand-coloured peepshow, with twelve of sixteen cut-out sections, front-face measuring 160 × 110 mm; the peepshow extends, by paper bellows to approximately 700 mm; contained in modern boards covered with grey sugar paper. Lacking first four sections.
Hyde Paper Peepshows No 85. This is the extended version.
£90.00


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