Ant Fable & Paris street vendors 1880's French decorative old books illustratedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[French books- 19th century decorative bindings].
Les Cris de Paris: Types et Physionomes D'Autrefois, by Victor Fournel.
Publised 1889, Paris by Firmin-Didot et Cie.
221 pages. Depicts the historical range of street vendors in paris through the ages.
Les Aventures d'une Fourmi Rogue et Les Memoires d'un Pierrot, by H. de La Blanchere. Illustration de Mesnel et de Giacomelli.
Published c. 1880, Paris, by Theodore Lefevre.
266 pages. Curious story involving ants.
Two lovely 19th century French books, in period decorative gilt bindings. Both well illustrated throughout.
Both very clean and attractive condition, pleasing books as objects.
Set along the shelf measures: 2 1/2".
Largest book measures: 9 1/2" H X 6 1/4" W.
Smallest book measures: 8 3/4" H X 5 3/4" W.