François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon - Les aventures de Télémaque suivies des aventures d'Aristonoüs - 1840

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François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon - Les aventures de Télémaque suivies des aventures d'Aristonoüs - 1840
Illustrated, Literature, Reference works - Quantity: 1 - First printing of the illustrations - Book

Les aventures de Télémaque, suivies des aventures d'Aristonoüs, précédées d'un essai sur la vie et les ouvrages de Fénelon par M. Jules Janin - Paris, Ernest Bourdin, undated (1840) - (3) ff, XVI pp, (2) ff, 459 pages - publisher’s full percaline (romantic binding) - large octavo - 17 x 26 cm.

Condition: Scuffed headcap and tail, joints in good condition, solid hinges, scuffed corners, covers and spine decorated with polychrome design, small tears on the bottom and top of the spine, foxing (more or less depending on the page), textblock entirely gilded, some paper missing in the margin of 2 sheets. Complete.

Book illustrated with a portrait of the author in frontispiece, 20 out of text glued plates on China paper and many in-text vignettes, first printing, by Johannot, Signol, Séguin, Wattier, Markl, Daubigny, Français and Marville and a 4 page facsimile.

Beautiful copy, preserved in a lovely, romantic binding.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Literature, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon
Book Title
Les aventures de Télémaque suivies des aventures d'Aristonoüs
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1840
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
First printing of the illustrations
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