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546 Authors / Ecrivains Artist proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
355 EA image CZECHOSLOVAKIA (1951) Peter Jilemnicky*. Die proof in black. 50th anniversary of birth. Scott No 491, Yvert No 608. Czech proofs are very rare - only 2-5 were ever made!
AVAILABLE AT $125
395 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
396 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
397 EA image MONACO (2001) Diderot*. Littré*. Reference books*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2213.
AVAILABLE AT $175
3376 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
3377 EA image CONGO (1977c) Victor Hugo*. Giant Squid*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No 416, Yvert No 465.
AVAILABLE AT $120
3379 EA image MONACO (1980) Apollinaire*. Die proof in reddish-brown signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 1231, Yvert No 1228.
AVAILABLE AT $160
3381 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
3384 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
3385 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
3386 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
3387 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 No 3029. Awesome!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3388 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
6387 EA image MONACO (1955) Elephant holding balloon*. Die proof in deep blue signed by the engraver DUFRESNE. Scott No 340, Yvert No 427. Five Weeks in a Balloon.
AVAILABLE AT $140
6388 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. "A Floating City"*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 341, Yvert No 428.
AVAILABLE AT $160
6391 EA image FRANCE (1958) Diderot. Die proof in black signed by the engraver MAZELIN. Scott No B323, Yvert No 1168.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9388 EA image CZECHOSLOVAKIA (1950) Bozena Nemcova*. Die proof in black. 100th anniversary of birth. Scott No 416, Yvert No 538. Czech proofs are very rare - only 2-5 were ever made!
AVAILABLE AT $125
9397 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
9398 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
9401 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
9406 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
9407 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
9409 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
9419 EA image FRANCE (2002) Emile ZOLA*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISSON. Scott No 2916, Yvert No 3524.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9420 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
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
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
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
21437 EA image MONACO (2009) Jean ANOUILH*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2567. Playwright.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24333 EA image MONACO (1955) Jules Verne*. Die proof of vignette used in Verne series of stamps, signed by the engraver GANDON.
AVAILABLE AT $80
24334 EA image MONACO (1955) Elephant holding balloon*. Bi-color die proof signed by the engraver DUFRESNE. Scott No 340, Yvert No 427. Five Weeks in a Balloon.
AVAILABLE AT $160
24335 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. "A Floating City"*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON. Marked "Etat". Scott No 341, Yvert No 428. Some of the detail is missing.
AVAILABLE AT $200
24336 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. "A Floating City"*. Bi-color die proof signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 341, Yvert No 428.
AVAILABLE AT $200
24337 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. Elephant*. Tank*. Bi-color die proof signed by the engraver PIEL. "The House of Vapors". Scott No 342, Yvert No 429.
AVAILABLE AT $200
24338 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. Elephant*. Tank*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver PIEL. "The House of Vapors". Scott No 342, Yvert No 429.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24340 EA image MONACO (1955) Cannon*. Hand-colored die proof 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 $225
24341 EA image MONACO (1955) Cannon*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver MIERMONT. The 500 Millions of Begum (also translated as The Begum's Fortune). Foretelling long-range cannon, terrorism, and orbiting bombs! Scott No 344, Yvert No 431. The value and some of the detail are missing.
AVAILABLE AT $200
24342 EA image MONACO (1955) Cannon*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver MIERMONT. The 500 Millions of Begum (also translated as The Begum's Fortune). Foretelling long-range cannon, terrorism, and orbiting bombs! Scott No 344, Yvert No 431. Much of the detail is missing.
AVAILABLE AT $200
24343 EA image MONACO (1955) Jules Verne. Puma* Boats on Orinoco river*. Bicolor die proof signed by the engraver GANDON. The Magnificent Orinoco. Scott No 345, Yvert No 431.
AVAILABLE AT $175
24344 EA image MONACO (1955) Jules Verne. Puma* Boats on Orinoco river*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON. The Magnificent Orinoco. Scott No 345, Yvert No 431.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24345 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. "Journey to the Center of the Earth"*. Stage die proof signed by the engraver COTTET. Scott No 346, Yvert No 433.
AVAILABLE AT $175
24346 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. "Journey to the Center of the Earth"*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver COTTET. Scott No 346, Yvert No 433.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24347 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. London Bridge*. Indian*. Orientals*. Arab*. Bi-color die proof signed by the engraver MAZELIN. "Around the World in 80 Days." Scott No 347, Yvert No 434.
AVAILABLE AT $160
24348 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. London Bridge*. Indian*. Orientals*. Arab*. Stage die proof signed by the engraver MAZELIN. "Around the World in 80 Days." Scott No 347, Yvert No 434.
AVAILABLE AT $175
24349 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. London Bridge*. Indian*. Orientals*. Arab*. Die proof in dark green signed by the engraver MAZELIN. "Around the World in 80 Days." Scott No 347, Yvert No 434.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24350 EA image MONACO (1955) Submarine* shining light* on school of fish*. Octopus*. Jellyfish*. Jules Verne*. Bi-color die proof signed by the engraver . Scott No 348. Yvert No 435. "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea."
AVAILABLE AT $160
24351 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. Submarine*. Fish*. Marine life*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver CHEFFER and marked "1 etat". "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Scott No 348, Yvert No 435. Many of the detail lines are missing.
AVAILABLE AT $175
24352 EA image MONACO (1955) Submarine* shining light* on school of fish*. Octopus*. Jellyfish*. Jules Verne*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver . Scott No 348. Yvert No 435. "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea."
AVAILABLE AT $140
24353 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. USS "Nautilus"*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BUSIERE. Scott No 349, Yvert No 436. Many of the detail lines and the value are missing.
AVAILABLE AT $200
24354 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. USS "Nautilus"*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver BUSIERE. Scott No 349, Yvert No 436.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24355 EA image MONACO (1955) Verne*. USS "Nautilus"*. Hand-colored die proof signed by the engraver BUSIERE. Scott No 349, Yvert No 436.
AVAILABLE AT $250
24370 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1988) Georges Baudoux*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 602, Yvert No 564.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24371 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1988) Jean Mariotti*. Die proof in lilac red signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 603, Yvert No PA259.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24372 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1989) Authors*. Society of Historic Studies*. Die proof in reddish-brown signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 621, Yvert No 583.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24373 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1990) Father O'Reilly*. Die proof in green signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 625, Yvert No 589.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24375 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1991) Louise Michel*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 642, Yvert No 607.
AVAILABLE AT $175
24376 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1991) Louise Michel*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 642, Yvert No 607.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24378 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1999) Paul Bloc. Ladies on horseback. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 819, Yvert No 791.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24379 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (2000) Lucien Bernheim. Library. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARIVIERE. Scott No 857, Yvert No 825.
AVAILABLE AT $140

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