Racine Poetical Works 1824 lovely near miniature 4 vol. set leather French booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Oeuvres Poetiques de J. Racine.
Published 1824, Paris by Lefevre.
4 volumes, each c. 275 pages. Text in French. Engraved frontis portrait protected by original tissue guards.
Period 1/4 leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt bands, gilt and embossed compartment decorations, marbled covers, edges, and end papers.
Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean and largely free of any age spotting. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 4 3/4" H X 3 1/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 3 3/4".