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colour plate from Essef wallpaper trade catalogue

[Essef] Dernières créations

1931

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Trade CataloguesWallpaper

frontispiece by Romeyn de Hooghe in first illustrated edition of La Fontaine Contes

Jean de La Fontaine Contes et nouvelles en vers

1685

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LiteratureSeventeenth Century

Illustration by Georges Lepape for Tremois Au grand jardin

Edge Tremois - Georges Lepape Au grand jardin

(1922)

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Art DecoIllustrated Books

Pochoir plate from Seguy Les Papillons

E. A. Seguy Papillons

(1928)

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Art DecoPochoir

binding of Voyage pictoresque de Paris

Antoine-Nicolas Dezallier d'Argenville Voyage pictoresque de Paris

1749

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Eighteenth CenturyParis

pochoir plate from portfolio Idées by Jacques Camus

Jacques Camus Idées

(1922)

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Art DecoPochoir

cover of Kundera Une rencontre

Milan Kundera Une rencontre

(2009)

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First EditionsLiterature

vellum binding of Erasmus Adagia

Erasmus Adagia

1603

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Early PrintingSeventeenth Century

Inscription in Verhaeren's hand

Emile Verhaeren Les Aubes

(1898)

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First EditionsInscribed

cover by Pierre Falize for a Farman trade catalogue

[Trade Catalogue] L’Avion “Sport Farman”

(circa 1919)

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AviationTrade Catalogues

Detail of illustration from Gori Dactyliotheca

Antonio Francesco Gori Dactyliotheca Smithiana

1767

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ArchaeologyEarly Printing

cover of Tropismes by Nathalie Sarraute

Nathalie Sarraute Tropismes

1939

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First EditionsLiterature

Cover of Nette et Tintin

[Henri René D'Allemagne] La très véridique histoire de Nette et Tintin visitant le village du jouet

1927

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Children's BooksExposition

title-page of first edition of Voltaire Commentaire historique

Voltaire Commentaire historique

1776

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Early PrintingEighteenth Century

pochoir plate by Guinegault for Quatre impressions arabes

Georges Pierre Guinegault Quatre impressions arabes

(1925)

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OrientalismPochoir

double page of Michaux Lobe des monstres

Henri Michaux Le Lobe des monstres

1944

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First EditionsLiterature

title-page of Nathaniel Hawthorne La Femme au pilori

Nathaniel Hawthorne La Femme au pilori

1856

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LiteraturePirated Editions

detail of trade catalogue of furrier Simon

[Simon Frères] Fourrures

1927

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FashionTrade Catalogues

illustration from Meksin Exhibition catalogue of Children's Books and Children's Art Works of Japan

Yakov Meksin Vystavka detskoi knigi i detskogo tvorchestva Yaponii

1928

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Exhibition CatalogueRussia

View of Florence in Cini Pompa Funerale

Giovanni Battista Cini Descritione della Pompa funerale

1574

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Early PrintingItaly

original lithographed plate by Spilliaert for Les Plaisirs d'hiver

Léon Spilliaert Plaisirs d'hiver

1918

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Artists' BooksChildren's Books

title-page signed of Henry van de Velde Max Elskamp

Henry van de Velde La formation poétique de Max Elskamp

(1934)

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Private PressTwentieth Century

decorated cloth binding of Dorothea Hollins The Veiled Figure

Dorothea Hollins The Veiled Figure

1895

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LiteratureWomen

detail Scribe by Maurice Jacno

Marcel Jacno Scribe

(1936)

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Trade CataloguesTypography

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