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Listed below are some of our recent arrivals and featured books. Check back regularly for updates.

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184 entries of celebrated figures, a description of Giovio’s famous Museo with 60 woodcut portraits

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7 SEAS OF CAPT ACID

Author:

Didier Mutel

Book Artist:

Atelier Didier Mutel

This atlas comprises 48 plates, representing globe gores intended to form a terrestrial globe.

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A complete portfolio of Marot’s magnificent engravings of the Chateau de Richelieu

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1st edition: annotated by a Genevan contemporary, presumably a member of the Tronchin family, preserved as issued in the original wrappers

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A contemporary hand strictly restores the text and architectural drawings

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Philippe Grandjean’s Romain du Roi typeface, from the original plates

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[MANET]. ZOLA (Émile). Paris, imprimerie de A. Quantin, Janvier 1884.

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Two works, bound together, both inscribed by their author, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

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Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. In 2021, it fell on July 29.