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546 Authors / Ecrivains Artist proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
352 EA image MONACO (1955) Man on horseback*. Russian castles*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver SERRES and the artist MINNE. "Michael Strogoff: Courrier to the Czar.". Scott No 343, Yvert No 430.
AVAILABLE AT $160
398 EA image FRANCE (1996) National library*. Eiffel tower*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver and marked "Epreuve d'Atelier." Scott No 2551, Yvert No 3041.
AVAILABLE AT $200
399 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (2000) Bernheim Library*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 857, Yvert No 825.
AVAILABLE AT $160
400 EA image MONACO (2001) Diderot*. Littré*. Reference books*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2213.
AVAILABLE AT $175
3334 EA image MALI (1975) Voyage to the Center of the Earth*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GAUTHIER. Scott No C241, Yvert No PA239.
AVAILABLE AT $175
3336 EA image CONGO (1977b) Victor Hugo*. Hunchback of Notre Dame*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No 414, Yvert No 463.
AVAILABLE AT $120
3337 EA image CONGO (1977c) Victor Hugo*. Giant Squid*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No 416, Yvert No 465.
AVAILABLE AT $120
3338 EA image MONACO (1980) Apollinaire*. Die proof in reddish-brown signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 1231, Yvert No 1228.
AVAILABLE AT $160
3341 EA image WALLIS & FUTUNA (1985) Victor Hugo portraits* in his youth and old age. Scott No 326. Yvert No 329. Die Proof in black signed by engraver BETEMPS. Only 26 printed! Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $150
3344 EA image FRANCE (1996a) Rocambole*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Rocambole was a fictional character (a sort of combination Doc Savage-Fu Manchu) from novels by Ponson du Terrail in the mid nineteenth century. Scott No B670, Yvert No 3025. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3345 EA image FRANCE (1996b) Arséne Lupin*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Lupin was a fictional detective character (a sort of combination Simon Templar-Sherlock Holmes) from novels by Maurice Leblanc at the beginning of the twentieth century. Scott No B671, Yvert No 3026. Fascinating!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3346 EA image FRANCE (1996c) Rouletabille*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Rouletabille was a fictional detective character created by novelist Gaston Leroux, best known for writing "The Phantom of the Opera." Scott No B672, Yvert No 3027. Fantastique!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3347 EA image FRANCE (1996d) Fantômas*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Fantômas was the arch-villain created by writers Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvester. Never has there been a more evil man!. Scott No B673, Yvert No3029. Awesome!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3348 EA image FRANCE (1996f) Nestor Burma*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Burma was the detective hero creating of Léo Malet, a French Marlowe set in Paris during the Nazi occupation. Scott No B675, Yvert No 3030. Incredible!
AVAILABLE AT $140
9419 EA image MONACO (1966) Dante & Virgil* in boat*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver BETEMPS. 700th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri; Scene from 5th circle of Hell. Scott No 626, Yvert No 685.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9426 EA image MONACO (1976) F. Hellens. A. Billy. Mgr. Grente. J.J. Gauthier. A. Blondin. Mte. Yourcenar. Die proof in dark blue signed by the artist LAMBERT and the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No 1015, Yvert No 1049.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9427 EA image MONACO (1976) J. Giono*. Louis-Pasteur Vallery-Radot*. M. Garçon*. P. Guth. F. Marceau. F. Nourissier. Die proof in dark blue signed by the artist LAMBERT and the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No 1016, Yvert No 1050.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9431 EA image FRANCE (1982) Men in balloon*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No B548, Yvert No 2247. Jules Verne tale - "Five Weeks in a Balloon."
AVAILABLE AT $140
9432 EA image FRANCE (1982) Men in submarine* examining giant squid*. Die proof in bluish-black signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No B549, Yvert No 2248. Jules Verne tale - "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.]"
AVAILABLE AT $140
9442 EA FRANCE (1993) Guy de Maupassant*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. de Maupassant is generally considered the greatest of the French short story writers. Scott No B649, Yvert No 2799. Rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
9443 EA FRANCE (1993) Alain*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. Alain was the pen name of Emile Chartier, who wrote thousands of aphorisms, for example, "Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it isthe only one you have. Scott No B650, Yvert No 2800. Rare!"" image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
9444 EA FRANCE (1993) André Chamson*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. Scott No B653, Yvert No 2803. Rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
9446 EA image FRANCE (1994) Georges Simenon*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ANDREOTTO. Scott No 2443, Yvert No 2911. Creator of fictional detective Maigret.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9452 EA image FRANCE (2002) Emile ZOLA*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISSON. Scott No 2916, Yvert No 3524.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9453 EA image FRANCE (2007) Illuminated book. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 3295.
AVAILABLE AT $200
12300 EA image MONACO (1951) Edmond & Jules de Goncourt*. Die proof in dark brown signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 261, Yvert No 352. 150th anniversary of Académie Goncourt.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12301 EA image MONACO (1951) Edmond & Jules de Goncourt*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON and marked "1/6". Scott No 261, Yvert No 352. 150th anniversary of Académie Goncourt.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12303 EA image FRANCE (1951) Rimbaud*. Waterspout*. Mountains*. Butterfly*. Birds*. Sailing ship*. Die proof in black. Scott No 668, Yvert No 910.
AVAILABLE AT $120
12304 EA image FRANCE (1951) Rimbaud*. Waterspout*. Mountains*. Butterfly*. Birds*. Sailing ship*. Hand colored die proof. Scott No 668, Yvert No 910.
AVAILABLE AT $200
12306 EA image MONACO (1953) Hand on diary*. Die proof in dark greenish-black. Scott No 302, Yvert No 393. Unexpurgated diary of Edmond & Jules Goncourt. Some toning along the edges.
AVAILABLE AT $120
12308 EA image MONACO (1955) Man on horseback*. Russian castles*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver SERRES. "Michael Strogoff: Courrier to the Czar.". Scott No 343, Yvert No 430.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12312 EA image FRANCE (1955) Florian*. Bicolor die proof (unsigned). Scott No 765, Yvert No 1021.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12315 EA image MONACO (1968) Chateaubriand* Combourg castle. Die proof in black signed by the engraver MONVOISIN. Scott No 698. Yvert No 758.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12320 EA image MONACO (1969) Daudet*. Birds*. caged birds*. Stagecoach*. Flowers*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Letters from My Windmill. Scott No 747, Yvert No 796.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12323 EA image MONACO (1970) Dumas*. Scene from Three Musketeers*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver FORGET. Scott No 778, Yvert No 839.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12324 EA image CHAD (1972) Daudet*. Safari hunter*. Lions*. Palms*. Die proof in dark blue signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scene from "Tartarin de Tarrascon". International Book Year. Scott No C134, Yvert No PA124.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12325 EA image MONACO (1973) Molière*. Scene from Le Malade Imaginaire*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Tricentenary of the death of Molière. Scott No 868, Yvert No 919. Only 19 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $140
12328 EA image MONACO (1975) Louis de Saint-Simon*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 968, Yvert No 1010.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12329 EA image MONACO (1976) Marquise de Sevigné*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 1039. Yvert No 1068.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12332 EA image MONACO (1976) Gulliver holding king, queen, enemy fleet*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver FORGET. Scott No 1042, Yvert No 1071. Swift's "Gulliver's Travels".
AVAILABLE AT $140
12337 EA image MONACO (1984) Rabelais*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 1445, Yvert No 1453.
AVAILABLE AT $140
15387 EA image MONACO (1955) Cannon*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver MIERMONT. The 500 Millions of Begum (also translated as The Begum's Fortune). Fortelling long-range cannon, terrorism, and orbiting bombs! Scott No 344, Yvert No 431
AVAILABLE AT $160
15409 EA image MONACO (1984) Gargantua with animals*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON and the artist LAMBERT. Scott No 1443, Yvert No 1451. Parody by Rabelais.
AVAILABLE AT $160
15410 EA image MONACO (1984) Gargantua with sheep*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON and the artist LAMBERT. Scott No 1444, Yvert No 1452. Parody by Rabelais.
AVAILABLE AT $160

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