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Four illustrated volumes in French  

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Four volumes in French with illustrated plates




Various dates


Four volumes. Each with frontispiece and numerous engraved plates. (4to), each volume bound in gilt-decorated blindstamped cloth, all edges gilt.

A collection of handsomely bound, illustrated books in French from the 19th century. Includes illustrated tales for girls, A Winter in Paris, Summer Under the Lime Trees, and The Women of Shakespeare.


  • Champagnac, Jean-Baptiste Joseph. L'Eté sous les tilleuls ou Les Causeries du Châlet. With numerous plates, text vignettes, head and tail pieces. Paris: P.-C. Lehuby, 1846. 
  • Janin, M. Jules. Un Hiver à Paris. With text illustrations and 18 plates. Paris: Madame Vve Louis Janet, libraire-éditeur, s-d vers, 1843.
  • O'Sullivan, D., introduction. Les Femmes de Shakespeare: enrichie de notices critiques et littéraires et illustrées de gravures dues au burin des premiers Artistes de Londres.  With extra illustrated title page, numerous engraved portraits, text vignettes. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Paris: Krabbe, [c.1840?]
  • Richomme, Fanny. Les beautés de l'âme: livre des jeunes filles, par divers auteurs; sous la direction de Mme Fanny Richomme ; dessins de Louis Lassalle. With additional decroative title page in color, numerous plates by Louis Lassalle. Paris: Vve L. Janet,1847.

Lot Amendments

Varying degrees of general light wear to bindings, with some rubbing, soiling, etc.; interiors sound with some toning and offsetting, a few volumes with moderate to heavy foxing; all volumes very good.

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