Paris: Bibliotheque de la Pleiade / Gallimard NRF, no date. Hardcover. Flexible dark purple leather boards with gilt title and rules to spine. Wear and rubbing to edges, hinges, and corners of boards. Front hinge is starting with splits to leather along top and bottom. Clean interior overall with browning to margins and light dampstaining/rippling to margins of a few early pages. A good reading copy despite condition issues. 902 pages. FRE/010220. Very Good.
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Paris: Chez Bailly, Libraire, 1777. Hardcover. Scarce. Déjean's treatise on odors was originally published in 1764, following his earlier work on distillation. This new edition discusses the use of herbs, flowers, spices, and more to create such products as perfumes, cosmetics, creams, and bath products. The treatise is filled with hundreds of recipes using specific ingredients for making these products. Bound in contemporary full leather with elaborate gilt work to spine and title label. Cracks to joints but text block solid. Marbled endpapers. Interior pages generally clean, with early bookworm damage as is typical of the period. early owner wrote notes in ink on the rear free endpapers. Very good. Measures 4 x 6.5 inches. In French. 492 pages. FRENCH/111419. Very Good.
Paris: chez Lerouge, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1802. Hardcover. Troisieme Edition. Three volumes bound together in modern red buckram boards with paper title label to spine. Dampstaining to corners of all pages. Staining and soiling to some pages. Gift inscription in pen dated 1987 in pen to front free endpaper. Previous owner's name in pen to top of title pages. Each volume includes a frontispiece; some are stained. Tears to some pages. Text has been trimmed. A good reading copy. Each volume is about 180 pages. FRE/112719. Very Good.
Paris: Bibliotheque de la Pleiade / Gallimard, (1954). Hardcover. Volume II only. Flexible green leather boards with gilt title and rules to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards. Clean. In white dust jacket with only front and rear panels, leaving leather spine visible. Light wear to edges of jacket. In original cardboard slipcase. Wear and rubbing to edges and panels of case. 1308 pages. FRE/010220. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Paris: Bibliotheque de la Pleiade / Gallimard, (1955). Hardcover. Volume III only. Flexible green leather boards with gilt title and rules to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards. Clean. In white dust jacket with only front and rear panels, leaving leather spine visible. Light wear to edges of jacket. 1101 pages. FRE/010220. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Paris: Bibliotheque de la Pleiade, 1961. Hardcover. Tome II ONLY. Flexible red leather boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright with red ribbon bookmark bound in. In white dust jacket with red title to spine panel and black title to front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears and creases. Minor soiling to jacket. In protective mylar cover. 1725 pages. FRE/010220. Near Fine / Very Good.
Paris: Sequoia-Elsevier, (1967). Paperback. 8vo. White illustrated stiff paper wraps with red and black title to front wrapper and red title to spine. Minor bubbling to laminate on hinges of wrappers. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout in both black and white and color. Index, 144 pages. IND/102319. Very Good.