Memoir of Mademoiselle Rosa Bonheur [1st American publication on her]

Lepelle de Bois-Gallais, F.

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Lepelle de Bois-Gallais, F. Memoir of Mademoiselle Rosa Bonheur. NY: Williams, Stevens, Williams, 1857. 64p, no ills. Poor paperbound; reference or binding copy. Disbound; title page torn; inner bottom corner of last page torn away, with loss of several words from a journal review. Most of the sewing is intact. Suitable for rebinding with some mending, or for a protective enclosure. ** This is apparently the first American publication about Rosa Bonheur, written during the acclaim for her recent painting "The Horse Fair." Contains a life of the artist; a poem by J.S. titled "The Critic Foiled at Rosa Bonheur's Great Horse Fair 1857"; and many "Opinions of the Press" on "The Horse Fair." Trans. from French by James Parry. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. Bookseller Inventory # 9890

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