Paris: Belin-Leprieur, 1845.
Frontispiece and 25 engraved plates on chine-collé, illustrations to text throughout. Large 8vo. Publisher’s full pebble-grained brown morocco, covers blocked in gilt with a decorative floral border, flat spine blocked and titled in gilt Item #257861
A ninteenth-century edition of La Bruyère’s classic work of sarcastic portraiture, in the publisher’s deluxe binding.
Price: $750.00 Free International Delivery