Sourdille de Lavalette / J.J. Grandville - Fables de S. Lavalette illustrées de nouvelles eaux-fortes par Grandville [Reliure signé Levasseur] - 1847

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Sourdille de Lavalette / J.J. Grandville - Fables de S. Lavalette illustrées de nouvelles eaux-fortes par Grandville [Reliure signé Levasseur] - 1847
Art, Bindings, Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Book

Very good copy.

Remarkable publication by J. Hetzel, illustrated in first printing with 33 splendid tipped-in engravings by J.J. Grandville finely etched, excellent prints on China appliqué under tissue.

Perfectly bound in a beautiful binding by Levasseaur, executed in brown half morocco with corners, spine with 5 raised bands decorated with a rich decoration of fleurons in the panels struck in gilded tooling, double bands on the boards, gilt topstain.

Preserved covers (without the spine), uncropped margins.

Binding in excellent condition, fresh inside, meticulous printing on very white vellum paper. Significant stain on pages 59-61 and the adjacent plate. The tissues are slightly browned. Some rare foxing.

This edition is marked revised and expanded and includes 62 fables by Sourdille de la Valette.

Sourdille Sourdille de Lavalette; Grandville
Fables de S. Lavalette illustrées de nouvelles eaux-fortes par Grandville

Éditeur: Paris, Hetzel, 1847. 1 vol. large octavo ( 28.5x19.5) 163 pages

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Bindings, Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Sourdille de Lavalette / J.J. Grandville
Book Title
Fables de S. Lavalette illustrées de nouvelles eaux-fortes par Grandville [Reliure signé Levasseur]
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1847
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
163
Dimensions
28.5×19.5 cm
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