Amsterdam, The Netherlands: L'Académie Françoise, 1757. First. The following applies to both volumes unless otherwise noted: Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown leather spines with raised bands, gold illustrations, a red label, and gold text; Boards strong, age-worn, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, Vol. 1 - rubbing at tail corners and chipping at both ends of spine, white stain on back cover near spine as well as abrasion at tail corner, Vol. 2 - rubbing/chipping at corners, and chipping at both ends of spine, crack in spine towards tail end; Textblock darkened with age otherwise generally clean, musty odor, light way to page but no obvious signs of water damage, occasional faint stain in textblock, text smudging at page numbers, previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown, front cover doesn't lay flat, all red edge coloring faded yet intact, ribbon placeholder affixed to headband, Vol. 1 - random individual numbers written in ink on front free-end paper and back pastedown, small, dark stain on fore edge, Vol 2. - tail edge of front free-end paper torn-away, remainder of page wrinkled, spine cracked, signatures looser, exposed, one signature partially detached (pg 193); pp Vol. 1 - 465, Vol. 2 - 448. Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera sections. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. (Inventory #: 13-61-1264579)
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