Quantity: 1 available
Engraved bookplate of Florence Baird, signed and dated "Inv. W.P.B. 1900" [William Phillips Barrett] featuring a furnished study with imps taking books from a small bookcase and cherubs returning them. Along the ceiling cornice is the phrase: "Their Backs Well Bound I like to See But Whats Inside Is Greek To Me". "Florence Baird" is contained in a scroll on a carpet. 6.9cm x 4.8cm. Lightly soiled. Book description: A very good 19th century half calf binding. 12.6cm x 8.0cm x 2.2cm. pp.208/pp.199. Polished green calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with 4 raisde bands bright gilt decorated compartments and original crimson leather title label. Marbled page edges. original brown endpapers. Florence baird bookplate to the verso of the front board. Second title-page after p.208: "Paul Et Virginie...Bruxelles...1842." Clean text throughout.
Title: Atala, René, Le Dernier Des Abencérrages Par Le Vicomte De Chateaubriand.
Publisher: A Bruxelles: Et Dans Les Principales Villes De L'Estranger, Chez Tous Les Libraires, 1842. 0:
ISBN Number: 0
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 46094