Les Etoiles. Two parts, as issued -- Derniere Feerie avec texte par Mery & Astronomie des Dames par le Cte. Foelix

GRANDVILLE, J.-J. & MERY, Joseph & FOELIX, Le Cte. Grandville, Jean-Jacques (illustrator)

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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: G. de Gonet
Date Published: 1849

Description: Including the 2 extra illustrated title pages and portrait page, there are 15 fantastic engraved plates by Grandville, each delicately hand-colored (the protective tissues are discolored, but the plates are spotless). (4), xvi, 252; (4), 186, (2) pages. Imperial 8vo, contemporary morocco-backed pebbled boards with ornately gilt spine, all edges gilt. Paris: G. de Gonet & Leipzig: Chez Charles Twietmeyer, [1849]. First edition. A near fine copy of this uncommon book.

Comments: Published posthumously, this is Grandville's last work which was done in 1847 just before he died at the insane asylum in Vanves.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 247352


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