1830’s Juvenile Book. [ANON]. Lectures Pour Les Enfans de 5 à 8 ans. Imité de L’anglais. Engraved title page, 2 pages of plates, illustrations within the text. Interior: pages age toned, one page torn with loss to a couple of letters, engraved title page is trimmed, sporadic spotting/foxing throughout. Binding: Later marbled wrappers with original printed wrappers adhered (and trimmed) to pastedowns, upper later wrapper has been re-adhered with clear tape, binding a little loose. Small 8vo. Genève, Paris: 1833.
Satirical Anti-Papist work by a former Franciscan who converted to Calvinism. From the Collection of Giancarlo Beltrame (1925-2011). RENOULT, Jean-Baptise (b. [?]1664). Les Avantures de la Madona et de François d’ Assise. Recueilles de plusieurs ouvrages des Docteurs Romains; Ecrites d’ un stile recreatif; en même temps capable de faire sentir le ridicule du Papisme sans aucune controverse. Small 8vo (145 x 93mm). Additional engraved title, woodcut device on title, head-pieces, initials and ornaments, 9 engraved plates, errata leaf (engraved title shaved, some very light spotting and staining, minor loss to blank margins in places -without loss to text). Contemporary half vellum (some wear to foot of spine, stained). Provenance: Max Fabrice (modern ex-libris sticker); Doublette (old armorial stamp and blindstamp on title); later German stamp. Amsterdam: Chez Daniel de la Feuille, 1701.
RARE French Revolutionary era periodical. [LEMAIRE, Anton?]. Veritable Duchene. Issues 150-200 of 8pp each (issue 155 is mis-bound, light spotting, pages lightly browned, foxing in places, light soiling). Contemporary calf with red morocco title label to spine (rubbing to calf). Paris: L’imprimerie de la Societe Litteraire, rue Tournon, No.17. No Date: [c.1790’s early 1800’s].