Bibliophiles and scholars, you’ll find treasures in our sales.

Our Rare Books & Autographs Department, offers several annual auctions. The great results of this department are explained by the sale of important libraries, and by the quality and frequency of our sales. Encyclopedia, scientific work, literature review, etc., our upcoming auctions offer you the opportunity to complete your library! old books, first editions, folio, cardboard, you will find the desired author: You find your happiness. They are enriched by the auction of manuscripts, autographs and dedications.

List of illustrators regularly presented in our sales: Durer, Rembrandt, Foujita, Miro, Matisse, Chagall and Odilon Redon, Serusier, Renoir, Pissarro, Manet, Henri Riviève, Berthe Morisot, Toulouse Lautrec, cappiello, Jean Dupas, Jacques Callot, Gautier – Dagoty, Piranesi, Feared, Barraband, Beaufrère, Hans Bellmer, Georges Braque, Rodolphe Bresdin, Alexander Calder, Dali, Edgar Degas, Kees Van Dongen, Max Ernst, Giacometti, Helleu, Kandinsky, Jean – Emile Laboureur, Wifredo Lam, Marie Laurencin, Fernand Léger, René Magritte, André Masson, Pascin, Nicolas Kalmikoff, Iacovleff, Pougny, Rouault, Steinlen, Jacques Villon, Vuillard, Gustave Le Gray, Disderi, Nadar, Tournachon, baldus, Alfred Normand, Eugène Cuvelier, James Anderson, Louis Vigne, calotype, albumen, salted paper, daguerreotype, Blanquart Evrard, Auguste Bisson, Louis Davanne, Maxime Du Camp, Flacheron, The dien, Secq, Charles Negro, Hippolyte Bayard, Humbert de Molard, Marville, Belloc, Mestral, Auguste Salzmann, Teynard …

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Expert in books and manuscripts: Ségolène Beauchamp

Manuscript expert: Ariane Adeline

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Rare Bible called the “Sword Bible” Auction Sale At Tajan in Paris June 20, 2023

PARIS – The auction house Tajan will soon present a very rare Bible called the “Sword Bible”. It is the first Protestant Bible published in Geneva, in 1540, by Jean Girard, and the first revision of the Olivétan text.

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The Sword Bible. Geneva, Jean Girard, 1540

91 750€

Precious Gospel Manuscript

196 925€

Voltaire, Écrivain. La Pucelle d’Orléans, poême en vingt et un chants (…).

43 493€