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If you are a real Francophile, you will love the rare French language books section in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From rare French history books to rare French language books on French culture and cuisine, there is a large selection of rare French language books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Any of the rare French language books in the Biblio Rare Book Room would be sure to increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.

Poèmes Militants by Ahmed Sékou Touré, Ahmed Sekou Toure

Conakry, Guinee: Parti Démocratique de Guinée, 1969. Rare. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author. Black leatherette boards stamped in gold. 81 pages. Includes nine poems written after the 1964 first edition was published. No publisher or city listed, but t...

From Books of the World


Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere, Reveues, corrigees & augmentees. Enrichies de figures en Taille-douce (8 Volume Set) by Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere

Paris: Thierry, Barbin et Trabouillet, 1697. Very Good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm). Full speckled calf bindings, spines have five raised bands, red morocco title labels, decoration and volume numbers in gilt. Some marking and slight worming to boards...

From Tarrington Books


Notre Dame De Lourdes by Henri Lasserre

Paris: Societe Generale de Librairie Catholique, 1877. Hardcover. Good. Superb illustrated edition of broad frames of various scenes engraved on each page and many beautiful color lithographs, scenes, portraits, views, maps and landscapes in full page a...

From PickfordsBooks


Vingt Mille Lieues Sous les Mers by Jules Verne

Vingt mille lieues sous Les mers. French (making it the True) First Edition. This is the illustrated 322,433 pg . version that was released in 1870 following the Spanish publication in Spain the year previous. This brown- leather-spined with brown-c...

From Hector Holguin



Paris: Charles Gosselin, Libraire, 1831. NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS- Victor Hugo- Illustrated Title Vignettes by Tony Johannot- Charles Gosselin, Libraire- Paris 1831- 1st Edition-1st Impression-4th Issue- The publishers own statement on May 10th 1831 in the Jou...

From jakoll


Le Siecle de Louis XIV by Voltaire (Monsieur de Francheville / Francois-Marie Arouet)

Berlin: C.F. Henning, 1751. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15 cm). Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings, red leather title labels and gilt decoration to spines. Good solid bindings. Volume one has light rippling to the pa...

From Tarrington Books


The Sacrilege of Alan Kent / Le Sacrilège d'Alan Kent (Photos!) by Alexander Calder, Erskine Caldwell

"The Sacrilege of Alan Kent / Le Sacrilège d'Alan Kent" by Erskine Caldwell (translated to French by Marcel Duhamel) is illustrated with 20 original color etchings by Alexander Calder, of which 5 are double-page etchings (including cover wrapper). Loose ...

From Pyramid Collection


Les Fleurs Du Mal by Charles Baudelaire

F. Ferroud, Paris, France, 1917. Softcover. Very Good Condition. There were 1062 copies of this Limited Edition printed in all, but only 30 copies were top-of-the-line, and this is copy # 3. It is printed on Japan imperial paper. There are many etc...

From Lotzabooks


Les Prophétiques D'une Sibylle, Sur Les Causes Secretes De Son Arrestation, le 11 December 1809. Ornes D'une Gravure by Lenormand, Marie-Anne Adelaide [1772-1843]

Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1814. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Contemporary calf with handsomely tooled gilt spine over marbled boards. Green edges. [4] ix, [1], 592 p.p. plus [4] p.p. of errata sheets. Engraved frontispiece. Signed by Le...

From Minotavros Books


L'Art Du Cuisinier, Tome Premier by Beauvilliers, Antoine

Chez Pilet, 1816 Second issue with author's widow's signature, handwritten 6 over date and AB blind stamp on title page. First volume only. Quarter leather binding with raised bands on spine. Three foldouts in rear of volume intact. Hinges cracked...

From Defunct Books



SANDRAS DE COURTILZ, GATIEN, "Memoires de Mr d'Artagnan" 3 tomes in one, Cologne 1700– 1701. First edition. Very good. Capitaine-Lieutenant de la première Compagnie des Mousquetaires du Roi, Contenant quantité de choses particulières et secrettes qui...

From Jean Skarstedt Paris Stockholm


Aventures d'Alice au pays des merveilles. Traduit de l'anglais par Henri Bué. Ouvrage illustré de 42 vignettes par John Tenniel by CARROLL, Lewis

1869 1st French ed Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll Tenniel Illustrated Classic"If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Temple des muses, ou, Collection des sujets les plus intéressans de la mythologie : gravés d'après les dessins de Diepenbeck, élève de Rubens. by DIEPENBECK, Abraham

1795 Temple of Muses FAMOUS Mythology Engravings of Abraham Diepenbeck Dutch ART 'Temple of the Muses' is a fascinating late 18th-century collection of 58 engravings illustrating various subjects relating to Greek mythology. These engravings, taken from ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts by Arnoult, Léon

Léon Arnoult: La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts. Les phases ornamentales de la mode (The variability of taste in the arts. The ornamental phases of fashion). Printed and published by Devambez "À l'enseigne du masque d'Or". Paris, 1921. ARNOULT Léon...

From Zikorn


Salammbo by Flaubert, Gustave

Paris: Michel Levy Freres, Libraires-Editeurs, 1863. First Edition. Octavo. First issue with the word "effraya" for "effrayerent" on page 5 and "Scissites" instead of "Syssites" on pages 251, 368 and 370. half-title with advertisement to verso, 474pp., (...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


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