Alfred des Essarts). L'Univers illustré ou géographie vivante. Paris, Louis Janet, vers 1840;
Nice sized quarto: XI-239 pages, with 20 hand coloured plates and coloured frontispiece.
Dated sometime in the 1840-50s.
Lovely original publisher's romantic decorated percaline (marine blue), with gilt spine and boards.
Illustrated with a beautiful hand-painted frontispiece depicting several women in costumes.
Condition: Spine faded
- Number of Books
- Cartography, Illustrated, Natural History, Sociology
- Author/ Illustrator
- Alfred des Essarts
- Book Title
- L'Univers illustré ou géographie vivante
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition Thus
- Original language
- Paris, Louis Janet
- Binding/ Material
- Hand coloured illustrations