Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

[Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série: Précurseurs et novateurs] (5 catalogues, 1987-2009) [Stock catalogues, Nouvelle série: Voyages, 7] Quelques impressions lointaines : livres, documents, affiches (2007) [Stock catalogues, hors série] (30 catalogues, 1994-2014) [Joint stock catalogues, hors série] Lavoisier 1743-1794 (1994)

Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1987-2014
Thirty-seven catalogues (various formats), as issued, in the publisher’s bindings.
Subjects
Bookbindings - Booksellers' catalogues
Printing - Europe, 1455-1500 - Booksellers' catalogues
Private libraries - Grolier (Jean), 1489/1490-1565
Trade catalogues
Authors/Creators
Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)
Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris) in association with Jonathan A. Hill (New York)
Artists/Illustrators
Redouté, Pierre-Joseph, 1759-1840
Owners
Grolier, Jean, 1489/1490-1565
Villaret, Maurice, 1877-1946
Other names
Gavinet, Antoine-Nicolas, 1724-1795
Gavinet, Jean-Marie, 1708-1756
La Marche, Olivier de, 1426?-1502
Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent, 1743-1794
Marie Louise, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1791-1847
Nostradamus, 1503-1566
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  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, "Nouvelle série": Précurseurs et novateurs, 12] Mathématiques

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1987
    (21 cm), 144 pp., illustrations. 580 items; priced. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, "Nouvelle série": Précurseurs et novateurs, 15] Livres scientifiques & médicaux du XVe au XXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1996
    (21 cm), 195 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 425 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, "Nouvelle série": Précurseurs et novateurs, 16] Manuscrits et autographes scientifiques & médicaux

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2001
    (21 cm), 187 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 248 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, "Nouvelle série": Précurseurs et novateurs, 18] Médecine & sciences du XVe au XXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2005
    (21 cm), 392 (4) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 621 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Upper cover creased.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, "Nouvelle série": Précurseurs et novateurs, 19] Médecines & médecins de la Renaissance

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2009
    (21 cm), 287 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 207 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Joint catalogue of Librairie Thomas-Scheler and Libraire Alain Brieux, Paris. “Préface” by Jacqueline Vons. The books, all printed before 1600, many extraordinary, are “part drawn from the collection of Maurice Villaret (1877-1946), first holder of the chair of ‘Hydrologie et de Climatologie Thérapeutique’ at Paris, and part from the ‘recherches patientes’ of the two firms (from a notice in The Book Collector, Winter 2009, pp.573-574).
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Incunables : cinquante-deux textes concernant l'agriculture, la botanique, la chirurgie, l'histoire, la littérature, la médecine, la pharmacie, la philosophie, la religion, le théâtre et les voyages, imprimés entre 1460 et 1500

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1994
    (30 cm), [80] pp., illustrations (some in colour). 50 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Provenances royales et impériales

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1998
    (30 cm), 28 leaves of colour plates (of 29?). 29 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s pictorial portfolio. - Issued for the XIXe Biennale internationale des Antiquaires, Paris, 1998. ¶ No plate for “Blason des fleurs : Marguerite de France” is present.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Un choix de soixante textes manuscrits ou imprimés entre 1400 et 1800

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1998
    (28 cm), 95 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 60 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Marie-Louise Impératrice des Français (1791-1847)

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1998
    (21.5 cm), 20 (4) pp., 3 colour illustrations. 38 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Jardiniers et botanistes : livres et manuscrits du XVème au XIXème siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 1999
    (28 cm), 69 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 268 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Quarante-cinq livres et manuscrits : 1487-1839

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2000
    (20 cm), 70 (2) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 45 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)
    Vitoux, Frédéric, born 1944

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Cent livres pour un centenaire : quatre générations de libraires à Saint-Germain-des-Prés : 1901-2001

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2001
    (30.5 cm), [224] pp., illustrations (most in colour). 100 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s cloth binding, stamped in gilt. - Reproduced on the front free-endpaper is a letter from Michel Bernstein to Bernard Clavreuil, dated 11 November 2001. Preface “Livres anciens, livres uniques…” by Frédéric Vitoux. Includes the 1509 Toul De artificiali perspectiva (ex-Valette, €500,000). Noticed in The Book Collector, Summer 2002, pp.250-251. ¶ Pencil annotation in margin (item 69).
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Impressions d'Italie : livres publiés en Italie de 1468 à 1893

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2003
    (30 cm), 175 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 244 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres précieux du XVe au XIXe siècle : XXIIe Biennale des Antiquaires : Paris, Carrousel du Louvre

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2004
    (30 cm), 120 pp., illustrations (most in colour). 60 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s printed boards. - Noticed in The Book Collector, Spring 2005, p.97.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Jean-Marie et Antoine-Nicolas Gavinet : chimistes et bibliophiles : deux grands amateurs lyonnais du XVIIIe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2004
    (29.5 cm), 32 pp., illustrations (most in colour). 13 items. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. ¶ No price list.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres Gothiques en français imprimés entre 1477 et 1558

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2005
    (30.5 cm), 76 pp., illustrations (most in colour). 22 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s pictorial boards. - A remarkable catalogue, containing no less than twenty-two books, of which two are of “surpassing importance”: Olivier de La Marche, Le chevalier délibéré [Gouda: Printer of the ‘Chevalier déliberé’, after 31 October 1489], from the Bibliothek Otto Schäfer, Schweinfurt, price on application (subsequently with Jörn Günther, Catalogue 9: Masterpieces, 2008, item 41); and a Sammelband of ten Parisian incunables in a contemporary Parisian binding, also from the Bibliothek Otto Schäfer (ex-H.P. Kraus, Catalogue 135, 1973, item 6), price €950,000. Noticed in The Book Collector, Spring 2006, p.92. ¶ Extensively annotated in pencil on title-page.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Le Chevalier Délibéré : XXIIIe Biennale de Antiquaires : Paris, Grand Palais

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2006
    (20.5 × 20.5 cm), 36 pp., illustration (most in colour). 3 items. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ No price list.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres précieux du XVe au XIXe siècle : XXIIIe Biennale de Antiquaires : Paris, Grand Palais

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2006
    (30.5 cm), 149 (3) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 56 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s pictorial boards.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, "Nouvelle série": Voyages, 7] Quelques impressions lointaines : livres, documents, affiches

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2007
    (21 cm), [104] pp., illustrations (some in colour). 113 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - A “collection of 113 items printed in faraway places, these (from a French viewpoint) including the United States of America” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Autumn 2007, pp.407-408). Includes (item 101) Matteo Ripa’s suite of thirty-six views of gardens, engraved in China, c. 1713 (manuscript title: Description topographique des endroits de récréation de l’Empereur Tartare Sinico; cf. Weinreb, Catalogue 37, item 247).
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Le Goût de l’Amateur : Livres reliés pour quelques bibliophiles célèbres

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2007
    (21 cm), 55 (1) pp., illustrations. 25 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Published for the Salon International du Livre Ancien, Grand-Palais, Paris, 27-29 April 2007.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Sixteen exceptional books from the 13th to the 19th century

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2007
    (30 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. [16] items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Published for the New York antiquarian book fair, 20-22 April 2007. Includes a copy of Serlio’s Books III-IV, printed on blue paper, from the library of Claude III de Laubespine (1545-1570).
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Le Prince du Bibliophiles : Jean Grolier (1479-1565)

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2007
    (29.5 cm), [16] pp., illustrations (all in colour). 5 items. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Five Grolier bindings deaccessioned by the Otto Schäfer Stiftung: Crinitus, Catullus, Lucretius, Castiglione, Zantani. See Manfred von Arnim, “Grolier bindings in the Otto Schäfer Library” in Bookbindings and other bibliophily: essays in honour of Anthony Hobson (Verona 1994), pp.21-32.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Quelques livres anciens choisis pour le Grand Palais

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2007
    (21 cm), 134 (2) pp., illustrations. 114 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Published for the Salon International du Livre Ancien, Grand-Palais, Paris, 27-29 April 2007.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) : Le Raphaël des fleurs

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2008
    (30.5 cm), [36] pp., illustrations (in colour).[3] items. Publisher’s printed boards. - Published for the XXIVe Biennale des Antiquaires, Grand Palais, Paris. ¶ No price list.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Quelques livres anciens choisis pour le Grand Palais

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2008
    (21 cm), 125 (3) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. Published for the Salon International du Livre Ancien, Grand-Palais, Paris, 17-20 April 2008.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres précieux du XVe au XIXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2008
    (30.5 cm), 215 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 102 items. Publisher’s printed boards. ¶ No price list.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Nostradamus en son siècle : exceptionnel ensemble d'éditions des Prophéties et des Pronostications : 1555-1591

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2008
    (16 cm), 63 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 5 items. Publisher’s pictorial boards. ¶ No price list.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres précieux du XVe au XIXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2010
    (30.5 cm), 219 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 66 items. Price list inserted. Publisher’s printed boards. - Published for the XXVe Biennale des Antiquaires, Grand Palais, Paris.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres anciens du XVIe au XIXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2011
    (21 cm), 167 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 70 items; priced. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Quelques livres anciens choisis pour le Grand Palais

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2011
    (25 × 20 cm), 189 (3) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 80 items; priced. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres & manuscrits du XIIIe au XXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2012
    (30.5 cm), 159 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 25 items. Publisher’s pictorial boards.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres & manuscrits du XIIIe au XXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2013
    (30 cm), [52] pp., illustrations (most in colour). 30 items. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. ¶ No price list.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres & manuscrits du XVIe au XXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2013
    (25 × 20 cm), 198 pp., illustrations (most in colour). 90 items; priced.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres anciens : Première partie

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2013
    (25 × 20 cm), 148 pp., illustrations (some in colour). 67 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres anciens : Seconde partie

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2014
    (25 × 20 cm), 149 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 144 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Livres précieux [other title:] Livres & manuscrits du XVe au XXe siècle

    Paris, Librairie Thomas-Scheler, 2014
    (25 × 20 cm), [64] pp., illustrations (most in colour). 27 items. Publisher’s cloth boards, mounted colour illustrations. - Includes (item 3) a group of thirteen volumes from the Pillone library (most had been offered at Sotheby’s, London, 7 December 2000, when left unsold).
  • Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris) in association with Jonathan A. Hill (New York)

    [Joint stock catalogues, hors série] Lavoisier 1743-1794

    New York & Paris, Jonathan A. Hill / Thomas-Scheler, 1994
    (23 cm), 64 pp., 211 items; priced. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Introduction (pp.5-13) by Jean-Pierre Poirier.
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