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KESSEL - DRUON

KESSEL - DRUON

La librairie Le Pas Sage  est heureuse de vous présenter, en collaboration avec la librairie Camille Sourget, un ensemble important d’ouvrages provenant de la bibliothèque de Madame Michèle Kessel et de son jeune frère Donal O’Brien.

Les dix-neuf livres et un document avec des avec des envois particulièrement touchants :

  • Belle de Jour :  For you, my darling of all darlings…
  • Terre d’Amour et de Feu : SHALOM my beautiful – LEKHAÏM my precious – and LOVE my beloved
  • Des Hommes : To my pal Mike – To my Love –  Love, Joe
  • Les Temps sauvages : « To my Love – Love Love Merci pour Zarziz et pour tout Love, Joe

36 livres illustrés · livres d'artistes · 1935 - 2011

36 livres illustrés · livres d'artistes · 1935 - 2011

 

  • L’Architecte et le Magicien avec quatre pastels originaux d’ATLAN
  • Un extraordinaire exemplaire du Ravin de la femme sauvage, illustré par MATTA dans deux reliures de LEROUX.
  • L’Art qui vient à l’avant illustré par Nicolas de STAËL truffé d’un tirage sur cuir.
  • Cercle, carré et ligne ’83, rare recueil de 11 planches signées dont NEMOURS, SATO, SUJIMATA, SEUPHOR
  • Deux livres spéctaculaires d’artistes édités par Yvon Lambert :  Louise BOURGEOIS –  Aux vieilles tapisseries, Giuseppe PENONE – 16 Pagine

 

Still available in the LIBRARY or in the GALLERY.

42 Autographes & Documents

42 Autographs & Documents

  • Three beautiful autograph letters signed by Bossuet
  • Correspondence of 13 letters from Fanny de Beauharnais including a superb letter on the condition of Turkish women.
  • Letter from Chateaubriand to his wife after his nomination as peer of France
  • 8 letters from Charles Garnier to an intimate couple during the construction of the Opera.
  • A letter to the young Marcel Proust advising him to read by a future Search.
  • The manuscript of one of the first articles on aviation in France
  • Rare manuscript by Raoul Ubac on slang poetry

 

60th Annual New York International Book Fair

60th Annual New York International Book Fair

International Antiquarian Book Fair, New York city 2020
38 books, documents and photographs, including:

  • an unpublished photograph of Nadar,
  • the 4th known copy of Hymns of Tristan The Hermit
  • French Revolution of 1848, rare American edition of Lamartine's copy
  • Mumbo Jumbo of Ishmael Reed, superb sending to Leonard Bernsteinand others 15 beautiful original American and English editions signed (Auster, Carver, Le Carré, Malamud, Mamet, Pynchon, Rushdie, Updike, Waugh,Wilde)

Berlioz, Delacroix, Gautier, Liszt …

Berlioz, Delacroix, Gautier, Liszt ...

Beautiful set of 80 signed letters addressed to Édouard Monnais (1798 - 1868), music critic, director of the Paris Opera and imperial commissioner to the lyric theatres and the Conservatoire.

Between 1835 and 1860, in the midst of the Romantic period, Édouard Monnais was at the centre of the French music scene; a friend of Berlioz, close to Lisztof Delacroixof Gautierof Gounodhe frequented assiduously Auber, Meyerbeer, Scribe and Thomas.

Catalogue 25

Catalogue 25

  • An unpublished version of a pre-naturalist play by Honoré de Balzac
  • An album of unpublished drawings dated 1858 by a recently rediscovered painter.
  • Several books about the Goncourt brothers, including the dedication copy of the Zemganno brothers.
  • The complete collection of L'Ymagier de Gourmont and Jarry.
  • Le More de Venise de Vigny, superb copy of Guttinguer

Catalogue 24

Catalogue 24

  • Complete collection of Masters of the poster perfectly connected, at the time, by Thierry.
  • A long unpublished autograph poem by Jean Cocteau.
  • The first edition of Regainone of the first 5 copies on Japan.
  • Pablo Neruda, a beautiful correspondence and an extremely rare poem-tract
  • The original reprinted edition of In Search of Lost Time  from Proust.

Catalogue 23

Catalogue 23

  • The extremely rare first edition of ClitandreThe first printed text by Pierre Corneille
  • The Militia of the Greeks and Romans, 1615, the copy by François Malherbe.
  • The rarest text by Jean Mezmoz, published in 12 copies, with an extremely rare sending to Deutsch de la Meurthe, pioneer of aviation in France.
  • Four complete manuscripts of pieces by Eugène Labiche with numerous variants.
  • The unpublished corrected proof of the cover of Swann de Proust's Du côté de chez Swann.

Catalogue 22

Catalogue 22

  • A beautiful 16th century Parisian binding
  • Two rare works by Amadis Jamyn
  • Farming, and rustic house, 1572 in vellum of the time
  • A notebook of drawings by T. LACAZE, a talented forgotten romantic painter
  • The original edition of the Letters from my mill
  • Photography is not art. in a superb binding by Alain Devauchelle.

Still available in the LIBRARY or in the GALLERY.

Catalogue 21

Catalogue 21

The bookstore is pleased to present its latest catalogue of novelties, among which :

  • Two beautiful hand painted Art Nouveau bindings
  • The Cyrano de Bergerac on Japan
  • A magnificent album of drawings by Joseph-Alcide Lorentz.
  • A very beautiful letter from Proust to Montesquiou
  • 12 autograph letters signed by the young Charles Peguy

Catalogue 20

Catalogue 20

The bookstore is pleased to present its latest catalogue of novelties, among which :

  • Two beautiful hand painted Art Nouveau bindings
  • The Cyrano de Bergerac on Japan
  • A magnificent album of drawings by Joseph-Alcide Lorentz.
  • A very beautiful letter from Proust to Montesquiou
  • 12 autograph letters signed by the young Charles Peguy