Works of Grecourt Oeuvres 1795 Paris French set 4 vols. nice old leather bindingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Oeuvres Complettes de Grecourt.
Published 1795, Paris by Poignee.
4 volumes, 368, 352, 336, 352 pages. Text in French.
Handsome period 1/4 leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt bands and compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather label, marbled covers and edges.
Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound, rear board of vol. 1 with old crack down middle but yet still strong and sound. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Interior display a pleasing age patina, with little age spotting present. A lovely set that retains a beautiful shelf appearance.
Books measure: 8 1/8" H X 5 1/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4".