By Bertall [Charles Albert d'Arnoux]
Paris   E. Plon et Cie
11.5" by 8" 667pp.
The second edition of Volume III of Bertall's 'La Comédie de Notre Temps', illustrated throughout by the author.
By Bertall [Charles Albert d'Arnoux]

1876 La Comédie de Notre Temps: études au crayon et à la plume, Volume III, La Vie Hors de Chez Soi

Paris   E. Plon et Cie
11.5" by 8" 667pp.
The second edition of Volume III of Bertall's 'La Comédie de Notre Temps', illustrated throughout by the author.
£115.00
: 2.25kgs / : 909M6

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Description

Early Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding

The second edition of Volume III of a three-volume set in a quarter morocco binding, with gilt detailing to the spine and pebbled cloth to the boards. Silk moire end papers. All edges gilt.

Illustrated with ninety-eight full page drawings. Collated, complete.

Charles Albert d'Arnoux, best known as Bertall (1820-1882), was a French illustrator, engraver, caricaturist, and early photographer. In this work, he observes life away from home in the winter, spring, summer and autumn through words and pencil sketches.

Condition

In a quarter morocco binding, with pebbled cloth boards. Externally, smart, with light shelf wear to the boards and a little rubbing to the tail of the spine. Front hinge is slightly strained to the front blank but is firmly held by cords. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean except for the odd spot to the first and last couple of pages.

Very Good Indeed

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