Lot n° 273
500 - 600
Result with fees
: 1 740EUR
La Normandie. Paris, Ernest Bourdin, 1844. In-4° (200 x 290 mm), long-grained green morocco, broad framing of gilt and cold-stamped fillets decorating the boards, large fleuron at the corners, ornate ribbed spine, lining and endpapers of chocolate-coloured moire, untrimmed, ornate cover in colour preserved (Mercier sr de Cuzin).
A title-frontispiece, 22 plates, including a frontispiece portrait of Pierre Corneille, two maps, two heraldic plates and five costume plates in colour, and numerous vignettes in the text engraved after MOREL-FATIO, TELLIER, GIGOUX, DAUBIGNY, DEBON, BELLANGÉ & Alfred
ONE OF A FEW EXAMPLES ON CHIN (NOT JUSTIFIED), IN A RICH MERCIER BINDING.
From the library of P. Villeboeuf, with bookplate.
Carteret, III, 320.
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