Ohldr., brauner Rücken m. rotem Schildchen und wenig Goldprägung 12°, 1 Bl., 250 S., Titelblatt ein wenig unfrisch. Ansonsten einwandfreier Zustand. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Paul et Virginie.
Publisher: Lausanne: Jean-Pierre Giegler . Nouvelle Edition
Publication Date: 1796
Book Description Vernor and Hood, 1803. Book Condition: Good. The leather of this volume is aged and worn. The corners have bumped and heavily rubbed. There has also been rubbing to the edges and hinges with some loss at the heads of the spine and much of the spine detail has been rubbed away. At the tops of both hinges is some cracking of the leather.Inside, the front hinge is weakened by partial cracking, the endpaper has an owner's mark and the top corner has been torn off. There is light foxing throughout the pages and the title page is toned much deeper. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9994056561
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