Alfred des Essarts - L'Univers illustré ou géographie vivante - 1840

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Alfred des Essarts - L'Univers illustré ou géographie vivante - 1840
Cartography, Illustrated, Natural History, Sociology - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations

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

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Cartography, Illustrated, Natural History, Sociology
Author/ Illustrator
Alfred des Essarts
Book Title
L'Univers illustré ou géographie vivante
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1840
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Paris, Louis Janet
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
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