Beautiful book bindings France 1850's French embossed gilt colorful engravings lot x 3Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Vies de Saint Louis de Gonzague et de Saint Stanislas Kostka by Virgile Cepari.
Published 1855, Tours by Alfred Mame et Fils.
Les Artisans Celebres, by F. Valentin.
Published 1864, Tours, by Alfred Mame et Fils.
Le Coin du Feu du Pasteur, by Mme. de Veilles.
Published 1854, Tours, by Alfred Mame et Fils.
Three lovely mid-19th century French books, in publishers deluxe decorated bindings. Beautiful intricate gilt and colorful embossing and patterning to covers and spines, two all edges gilt, all contain engravings. Each has a chromolithographed color plate laid onto center of front cover within the pattern as issued.
All remain overall clean and attractive, various small age flaws, however the age flaws are generally very easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 7 3/8 " H X 4 3/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 2 1/2".