American in Paris During Summer 1844 Heath's Annual illustrated book 18 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The American in Paris During the Summer or Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1844, by M. Jules Janin. Illustrations by M. Eugene Lami.
Published 1844, London by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.
246 pages. Text in English. Complete with 18 excellent and well done full page engraved illustrations protected by original tissue guards.
Period publisher's cloth binding, embossed bands, gilt title lettering and cover decorations, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina largely free of age spotting.
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. 9 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.