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PEIGNOT, Gabriel 3 first editions, one with a letter to Renier Chalon. Dijon In-8°. 1 [Sous pseud.] Philomneste, G.P. - Le livre des singularités [...]. Lagier (impr. de Frantin) ; Paris, Pelissonnier, 1841 (1840). In-8° (some foxing on last few pages). Green half-chagrin with corners signed Landa aîné (rubbed, spine faded). Collection of literary curiosities in various fields: history, religion, occultism, science, gastronomy, bibliophily, etc. Enriched with a copious and amusing l.a.s. from the author to R. Chalon, Dijon, 27-02-1840, in which he evokes a.o. the book's project: "I have been obliged to make a choice from the enormous quantity of trifles of this kind that I have collected [...] and this volume [...] will not begin at the beginning, but it will begin before the beginning. Devinez cette énigme qui n'est qu'un enfantillage [...]" (indeed, the 1st subject is "Antégéniésie, ou Quelles étaient les occupations de Dieu avant la création?"). Ref. Quérard, Supercheries, III:112-113. Prov. Le Tellier, avocat (bookplate). - 2 Mélanges littéraires, philologiques et bibliographiques [...]. Paris, Renouard (Dijon, impr. de Frantin), 1818. Red half-chagrin with post-corners. (minor spotting). Good ex. with wide margins. Edition of 159 unnumbered copies, one of 2 on pink paper. Dedication to "Monsieur B[euchot]". Ref. Vicaire VI:464. Prov. C. Masson à Chalon-sur-Saône (mention ms.). - Louis Maldant (bookplate). - 3 [Sous l'anonyme] - Histoire d'Hélène Gillet, ou Relation d'un événement extraordinaire et tragique, survenu à Dijon dans le XVIIe siècle [...], par un ancien avocat. Lagier, (imp. de Odobé), 1829 (Rouss.). Bradel green half-percaline post. Ref. Barbier II:657. Prov. Libr. Gaston de Tavernier, Gand (étiq.). (3 vols.)

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PEIGNOT, Gabriel 3 first editions, one with a letter to Renier Chalon. Dijon In-8°. 1 [Sous pseud.] Philomneste, G.P. - Le livre des singularités [...]. Lagier (impr. de Frantin) ; Paris, Pelissonnier, 1841 (1840). In-8° (some foxing on last few pages). Green half-chagrin with corners signed Landa aîné (rubbed, spine faded). Collection of literary curiosities in various fields: history, religion, occultism, science, gastronomy, bibliophily, etc. Enriched with a copious and amusing l.a.s. from the author to R. Chalon, Dijon, 27-02-1840, in which he evokes a.o. the book's project: "I have been obliged to make a choice from the enormous quantity of trifles of this kind that I have collected [...] and this volume [...] will not begin at the beginning, but it will begin before the beginning. Devinez cette énigme qui n'est qu'un enfantillage [...]" (indeed, the 1st subject is "Antégéniésie, ou Quelles étaient les occupations de Dieu avant la création?"). Ref. Quérard, Supercheries, III:112-113. Prov. Le Tellier, avocat (bookplate). - 2 Mélanges littéraires, philologiques et bibliographiques [...]. Paris, Renouard (Dijon, impr. de Frantin), 1818. Red half-chagrin with post-corners. (minor spotting). Good ex. with wide margins. Edition of 159 unnumbered copies, one of 2 on pink paper. Dedication to "Monsieur B[euchot]". Ref. Vicaire VI:464. Prov. C. Masson à Chalon-sur-Saône (mention ms.). - Louis Maldant (bookplate). - 3 [Sous l'anonyme] - Histoire d'Hélène Gillet, ou Relation d'un événement extraordinaire et tragique, survenu à Dijon dans le XVIIe siècle [...], par un ancien avocat. Lagier, (imp. de Odobé), 1829 (Rouss.). Bradel green half-percaline post. Ref. Barbier II:657. Prov. Libr. Gaston de Tavernier, Gand (étiq.). (3 vols.)

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