French decorative embossed bindings 1850's Buffon & Florian w/ engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[mid-19th century decorative book bindings- embossed].
Choix de Buffon Abrege D'Historie Naturelle
Published c. 1850, Rouen, by Megard et. Cie.
Le Florian de la Jeunnes - Fables.
Published 1853, Limoges, by Martial Ardant Freres.
203 pages. Six engraved plates.
Two lovely mid-19th century French books, in publishers deluxe decorated bindings. Beautiful intricate embossing to both covers and spine, one all edges gilt, the other with engravings.
Both remain overall clean and attractive, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 7 1/4" H X 4 1/2" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 1 1/2".