[Collectif] Illustrations de Daubigny, Trimolet, Steinheil, Staal, Boily, Meissonier, - Chants et chansons populaires de la France - 1843

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[Collectif] Illustrations de Daubigny, Trimolet, Steinheil, Staal, Boily, Meissonier, - Chants et chansons populaires de la France - 1843
Fine Bindings, Literature, Music - Quantity: 3 - Book

One of the great collective works in
romantic illustrated books, associated with the awareness of a national and traditional culture
which marks the awakening of folklore, "Chants et chansons populaires de la France"

First printing of this admirable publication rightly held in high esteem. The book was published in 84
instalments, the illustrations are by Daubigny, Trimolet, Steinheil, Staal, Boily, Meissonier, etc..

“Admirable publication, one of the most beautiful of the 19th century. It is rightly esteemed and
can be compared to the most beautiful illustrated books of the 18th century.” (in Carteret).

There is a 4th volume published in 1860 “Chants
guerriers et patriotiques. Chansons bachiques et burlesques" not included with this set.

Author: Collective

Title: Chants et chansons populaires de la France

Publishing information: Paris, DELLOY 1843
Quarto (27 x 17 cm) 3 unpaginated volumes. Missing about 2 leaves at the beginning of volume 2, the end of the intro. and the leaf of the notice and first song: " Mort et Convoi ...".

Well-made contemporary red shagreen half bindings, decorated spine with raised bands. Red percaline boards, with the monogram L.P. on the front cover. All edges red.
Decorative spines, leather rubbed on the headcaps and joints. Faded percaline, damaged at the corners. The signatures are a bit loose. As is often the case, there is foxing here and there, dense in some areas. Many leaves have small dampstains in the margins. Volume 1: many dog-eared corners inside (see photos). Some browned leaves. Sold as is.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Fine Bindings, Literature, Music
Author/ Illustrator
[Collectif] Illustrations de Daubigny, Trimolet, Steinheil, Staal, Boily, Meissonier,
Book Title
Chants et chansons populaires de la France
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1843
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
100
Dimensions
27×17 cm
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