GROUP OF FOUR (4) MID-19TH CENTURY NEW YEAR PRESENTS IN ELABORATE BINDINGS OF GILT EMBOSSED ON GLAZED BOARDS
by French Gift Books
Paris: various publishers, 1840s-1850s. Gift Editions. Original Boards. Very Good. Four volumes. (1) Douze Historiettes pour Les Enfants de Six a Huit Ans par Madame Delarbre, avec Gravures. (2) Les Oeufs de Paques suivis du Serin de Canarie.par F.C. Gerard. (3) Contes des Fees...par Mme. Comtesse d'Aulnoy. (4) La Corbeille de Fleurs suivie de La Colombe [from Schmid] par F.C. Gerard. All bound in elaborate bindings of all-over embossed gilt decorations on glazed boards; minor rubbing to spine ends. About 5.75" x 3.5"
Each volume has a neat "Happy New Year" gift inscription on the free endpaper, dated at Paris, 1851-1857. (Inventory #: 038669)
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