Paris: Delloye, Desmé et Cie, 49 Rue Neuve-Vivienne, 1837.
First edition. Frontispiece and 25 engravings. [viii], 216 pp. 8vo. Probable publisher’s full contemporary blue morocco, with blind-stamped outer border and gilt filigree inner panel, gilt spine, a.e.g., by Boutigny (ticket on pastedown). Light rubbing to corners, else fine Carteret III, p. 337; Ramsden, French, p. 40. Item #258300
Text by French authors Georges Sand, Châteaubriand, and others, with illustrations by British illustrators. Ramsden notes that Boutigny was the leading exponent of the rocaille style and did much of his work anonymously for publishers.
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