By Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
Paris   Garnier Freres
11" by 7.5" [6], 564, [3pp]
The first edition of this work on famous French women throughout history, adorned with detailed portraits.
By Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

1865 Nouvelle Galerie de Femmes Celebres Tiree des Causeries du Lundi, des Portraits Litteraires, Ect.

Paris   Garnier Freres
11" by 7.5" [6], 564, [3pp]
The first edition of this work on famous French women throughout history, adorned with detailed portraits.
£240.00
: 3kgs / : 725P44

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding

The first edition of this work.

In the original French.

An extensive work containing portraits and concise biographies of famous French women throughout history, such as Joan of Arc, Madame de Staal, Louise de la Valliere, and more.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates.

Collated, complete.

Compiled by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, a French literary critic.

Condition

In a quarter morocco binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, smart, with some light rubbing to the boards and spine. A little bumping to the extremities. Front hinge is starting but firm. Bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some spots.

Very Good Indeed

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