Antiquarian books from the 16th to 18th centuries + Curiosa and illustrated erotica books

mercredi 13 septembre 2023 13:30
Kâ-Mondo , 17, passage Verdeau 75009 Paris
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 AT 1:30 P.M.

At Kâ- Mondo


BOOKS FROM THE 16th TO 18th CENTURIES + CURIOSA & EROTIC ILLUSTRATIONS



ANCIENT BOOKS including 3 post-incunabula, 27 16th-century books and 15 armorial bindings; L'Asne d'or d'Apulée, 1623, Renouard/Portalis copy (lot 6); very rare first edition of Jacques de Billy's treatise on mathematics, 1670 (lot 23); miniature edition of the French Constitution of 1791 in a revolutionary binding (lot 52); illustrated edition of Les Contes et nouvelles de La Fontaine dite des Fermiers Généraux, 1762, in contemporary red morocco (lot 111); mémoires de Philippe de Commynes, 1747, bearing the arms of Chancelier d'Aguesseau (lot 164); Comédies de Térence, 1771, bearing the arms of the Princesse de Ligne (lot 211); first edition of Elémens de la philosophie de Neuton by Voltaire, 1738 (lot 225); extremely rare island atlas by Pinargenti, Venice, 1573 (lot 166); a botanical collection, Schnellenberg, 1566, illustrated with numerous woodcut and colored plant figures (lot 194).

CURIOSA and other erotic books, including 2 rare collections drawn and engraved by Martin Van Maële, De Sceleribus et criminibus (1908), and Les Flèches de plomb (1911).


Lots 1 to 232: BOOKS FROM THE XVIe TO XVIIIth CENTURIES

Lots 233 to 320: CURIOSA & ILLUSTRATED EROTICA

AUCTIONEER

Élie MORHANGE

+33 (0)6 84 29 45 89

BOOKS DEPARTMENT MANAGER

Maylis RIBETTES

ANTIQUARIAN & MODERN BOOKS

Ludovic MIRAN

+ 33 (0)6 07 17 37 20

miranludovic@gmail.com

Presents lots 1 to 18, 20 to 27, 29 to 73, 75 to 101, 103 to 125, 127 to 147, 149 and 150, 153 to 157, 159 to 165, 167 to 172, 174 to 205, 207 to 209, 211 to 222, 224 to 226, 228 to 230, 233 to 235, 237 to 244, 246 to 266, 268 to 271, 273 and 274, 276 to 282, 285, 287 to 314, 316 to 321, and 323...


Public exhibitions :

Monday, September 11, 2023, 10am to 12pm; 2pm to 5pm

Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 10am to 12pm; 2pm to 5pm

Wednesday, September 13, 9am to 12pm.


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