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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Sinclairs Notizbuch

Authors

Hesse Hermann.

Description

Limited and signed edition, # 1014 of 1100, signed by Hesse with H Hesse

Publication place:

Publisher

Rascher

Date of publication:

1923

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

end of Sept 2016

Date of theft report:

21 Nov. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Exploration de l’Arroux. Voyage en pirogue. Eaux-fortes

Authors

HAMMERTON (Philip Gilbert)

Description

Edition originale et premier tirage des eaux-fores de P.G. Hammerton, dont 1 inédite. Envoi autographe signé : " à mon ami Marilier, hommage affectueux, P. G. Hammerton ".

Publication place:

Publisher

Cadart & Luquet, éditeurs

Date of publication:

s.d. [1867]

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Grand Palais, 2009

Date of theft report:

20 Apr. 2009

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Madame Bovary. Mœurs de province.

Authors

FLAUBERT (Gustave)

Description

2 vol. in-12 (173 x 110 mm), maroquin grenat, dos lisses ornés d'un grand décor romantique, filet gras d'encadrement à froid et quintuple filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats, décor doré romantique au centre, coupes dorées, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque non signée, dans le goût et attribuable à Ottman-Duplanil).

Publication place:

Publisher

Michel Lévy frères

Date of publication:

1857

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2014

Date of theft report:

10 Jun. 2014

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Accordez-moi une audience et je vous réciterai les vers d'un poète inconnu avec une telle éloquence que vous me voudrez de suite Roi mais je le refuserai

Authors

SURVAGE, Leopold -- PIEUX, Léonard (baronness Hélène d'Oettingen 1887-1950).

Description

Contemporary printed illustrated wrappers. First and unique edition of one of the most remarkable early 20th century illustrated books. This very rare work, entirely engraved, is illustrated with 13 full-page woodcuts in colour (one folding).Printed in 110 copies, all on China paper.

Publication place:

Publisher

SIC

Date of publication:

1919

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

28/10/2016

Date of theft report:

03 Nov. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Sala Gaspar

Authors

Picasso

Description

Black and white lithograph.

Publication place:

Publisher

Sala Gaspar... Dibujos de Picasso

Date of publication:

January - February 1961

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Exposition Vallauris

Authors

Picasso

Description

Original color linocut. Signed in pencil and numbered 154/175

Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1961

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Madoura, 81 rue d'Antibes, Cannes

Authors

Picasso

Description

Original color linocut. Signed in pencil and numbered 55/100

Publication place:

Publisher

Galerie Madoura

Date of publication:

1961

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Galerie Louise Leiris ... dessins 1959-1960

Authors

Picasso

Description

Original color lithograph.

Publication place:

Publisher

Mourlot

Date of publication:

1960

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Affiches Originales des Maîtres de l'Ecole de Paris

Authors

Picasso

Description

Original lithograph in 4 colors.

Publication place:

Publisher

Maison de la Pensée

Date of publication:

1959

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Exposition Céramique Vallauris 1959

Authors

Picasso

Description

Signed 9/175.

Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1959

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Toros in Vallauris in 1957

Authors

Picasso

Description

Original color linocut. Signed with red crayon.

Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

July 1957

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Poster: Un demi-siècle de livres illustrés

Authors

Picasso

Description

Original zincography in 3 colors. Signed with red crayon.

Publication place:

Publisher

Galerie Matarasso

Date of publication:

1956

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

24 September 2016

Date of theft report:

27 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

The strange and delectable History of the discoverie and Conquest of the Provinces of Peru...

Authors

ZARATE, Augustin de

Description

FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. [viii] 88 (1-12 unnumbered) [iv]. Black letter. Title within woodcut frame, flanked by Moses with the two Tablets of the Law, and King David (McKerrow and Ferguson 117), 7 half-page woodcut illustrations, including of the 'Riche Mines of Potossi', local animals, construction work for a new city, and a horned man (two repeated), woodcut initials throughout. Blank fore-edge of A3 restored, one leaf holed at gutter

FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. [viii] 88 (1-12 unnumbered) [iv]. Black letter. Title within woodcut frame, flanked by Moses with the two Tablets of the Law, and King David (McKerrow and Ferguson 117), 7 half-page woodcut illustrations, including of the 'Riche Mines of Potossi', local animals, construction work for a new city, and a horned man (two repeated), woodcut initials throughout. Blank fore-edge of A3 restored, one leaf holed at gutter with loss of a few letters, general age-yellowing, a few leaves lightly browned, some running titles and outer edges a little shaved. A good copy in blind tooled diced Russia c1800, covers with gilt lozenge, neatly rebacked, a.e.g. Contemporary marginalia, ex-libris of Boies Penrose on fly, gilt leather ex-libris of Rt. Hon. Thomas Grenville on upper pastedown, 17thC shelfmark in blank upper portion of title.

Publication place:

Publisher

Richard Ihones

Date of publication:

1581

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

04/10/2016

Date of theft report:

06 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

An exposition of certaine difficult and obscure words, and termes of the lawes of this realme. Newly amended and augmented, both in French and English, for the helpe of such young students as are desirous to attaine to the knowledge of the same.

Authors

RASTELL, John

Description

8vo. ff. [iv], 196, double column. English in Black letter, French in Roman letter. Small typographical ornament on t-p, engraved bookplate of Edward Jackson Baron, on pastedown. Light age yellowing, small closed tear at gutter of title, title and verso of last a bit dusty. A very good copy, crisp and clean, in contemporary limp vellum, remains of ties.

Publication place:

Publisher

Printed [by Adam Islip] for the Company of Stationers

Date of publication:

1615

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

04/10/2016

Date of theft report:

06 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Memoralia ex variis utriusque Iuris Doctoribus collecta.

Authors

COTTA, Catellano

Description

8vo, pp. (40), 942, (50). Neat Roman letter, little Greek, large woodcut initials. Original paperflaw affecting one letter on p. 175, tiny rust spots to pp. 269-273. Very crisp copy in English contemporary calf, blind-tooled boards, double-panelled, fleuron in central frame and fleur-de-lis ornaments to corners, red morocco label, slightly worn, minor losses on the edges, repair to head and foot of the spine, front joint and spine a bit cracked.

8vo, pp. (40), 942, (50). Neat Roman letter, little Greek, large woodcut initials. Original paperflaw affecting one letter on p. 175, tiny rust spots to pp. 269-273. Very crisp copy in English contemporary calf, blind-tooled boards, double-panelled, fleuron in central frame and fleur-de-lis ornaments to corners, red morocco label, slightly worn, minor losses on the edges, repair to head and foot of the spine, front joint and spine a bit cracked. Endpapers from a contemporary English-Latin Black Letter dictionary. Modern book plate on front pastedown and of the great Bridgewater Library on title verso, early shelf marks on title.

Publication place:

Publisher

Jean Frellon

Date of publication:

1556

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

04/10/2016

Date of theft report:

06 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

La Sphere des deux mondes, composee en Francois, par Darinel, pasteur des Amadis.

Authors

BOILEAU DE BOUILLON, Gilles.

Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. (iv) 57 (i.e. 58), (ii) . π⁴ A-M⁴, N4(N2 folding+'N3′), O-P⁴ last blank. Roman and Italic letter. Woodcut printer's device on title, another on verso of last, woodcut initials, historiated woodcut tailpiece, typographical ornaments, 28 small woodcut illustrations in text, 19 full page maps, one folding. Age yellowing, t-p slightly dusty, two small tears in lower margin just touching imprint with

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. (iv) 57 (i.e. 58), (ii) . π⁴ A-M⁴, N4(N2 folding+'N3′), O-P⁴ last blank. Roman and Italic letter. Woodcut printer's device on title, another on verso of last, woodcut initials, historiated woodcut tailpiece, typographical ornaments, 28 small woodcut illustrations in text, 19 full page maps, one folding. Age yellowing, t-p slightly dusty, two small tears in lower margin just touching imprint with no loss, some marginal soiling in places, the odd ink splash or mark, outer upper corner torn to map of Tunis with minor loss, tiny single worm hole in first four quires. A good copy in modern limp vellum antique, yapp edges remains of ties, spine with morocco label gilt.

Publication place:

Publisher

Iehan Richard, au Soleil d’Or

Date of publication:

1555

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

04/10/2016

Date of theft report:

06 Oct. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

An Authentic Account of Commodore Anson’s Expedition: Containing All that was Remarkable, Curious and Entertaining, during that long and dangerous Voyage... taken from a private Journal.

Authors

[ANSON (George).].

Description

First edition. 8vo. Period style half calf over marbled boards, title page a little dusty, untrimmed. 60pp. London, M. Cooper. 1744.

Publication place:

Publisher

M. Cooper

Date of publication:

1744

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

21/05/2016

Date of theft report:

13 Jun. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Historia delle guerre civili di Francia (...) Nelle quale si contengono le operationi di quattro rè, Francesco II. Carlo IX. Henrico III. & Henrico IV. cognominati il Grande.

Authors

Davila, H.C.

Description

2 in-folio maroquin rouge du temps à l'emblème de la toison d'or frappé or au centre et aux angles des plats

Publication place:

Publisher

"nella Stamperia reale"

Date of publication:

1644

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

16 Sep. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Handwritten Civil War Diary of Arminius Wesley Bill

Authors

(Arminius Wesley Bill)

Description

The cover reads "Personal history during the Civil War. Arminius Wesley Bill DIARY Sep. 20 1861, to July 20, 1865. Three years and ten months." Also on the cover is a color drawing of two crossed flags and the quote "The flag I love shall float on high, and cover my coffin when I die." The book is heavily annotated with hand-drawn maps and newspaper articles.

Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

Sep. 20 1861, to July 20, 1865

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

between mid-April and June 6, 2016

Date of theft report:

25 Aug. 2016

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

[Traité des eaux de Spa] A treatise concerning the medicinal Spaw waters... Translated out of French into English.

Authors

NESSEL (Matthieu).

Description

8vo (184 x 110mm.) viii, 56pp., parallel text in English (Roman) and French(Italic), binding of modern half calf over marbled paper boards, correction on p.vii of physicans to 'sick' (translation of 'maladies'). London: printed by J. Downing; and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1714.

Publication place:

Publisher

Printed by J. Downing

Date of publication:

1714

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

21/05/2016

Date of theft report:

13 Jun. 2016

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