Paul and Virginia c.1850 French Literature St. Pierre English Translation bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Decorative Bindings, French Literature).
Paul and Virginia, by St. Pierre.
Published c. 1850's (likely NY or East Coast USA).
108 pages. Text in English.
Period publisher's pebble cloth binding, elaborate gilt spine decorations, gilt title lettering, all edges gilt. Engraved frontis protected by original tissue guards.
Apparently issued with no title page, just the title of the work printed on a page with no imprint info.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 4 3/4" H x 3 1/8" W.