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Title: Paul et Virginie.
Publisher: Lausanne: Jean-Pierre Giegler . Nouvelle Edition
Publication Date: 1796
Book Description Paris: Victor Lecou, [n.d., 1852]., 1852. Handsome edition of Saint-Pierre?s classic, originally published in 1787 with over fifty editions issued during the following year. With steel engravings by Bertall, G. Corbould et Wedgwood, P.S. Engleheart, Engleheart et Wedgwood, Lefevre jne et Wedgwood, Guillaumont, J.T. Wedgwood, et al., after H. Corbould, Laisne, Laville, G. Trioson, et al. The beautiful binding design is by Liebherre and signed is on upper board, lower left. A rare edition, with only three copies in OCLC. Tall 8vo, 276pp, frontispiece, 13 full-page plates on papier du chine tipped onto pages, tissue guards, 112 text vignettes, wood engravings. Publisher?s original blue cloth elaborately dec. in gilt, blues, greens, lilac and pink, aeg, an occasional spot to text, owner?s sigs., expertly rebacked with original cloth, a handsome, very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 1058