Superb first edition with superb portraits engraved on wood of the social classes of the 19th, masterpiece with the achievements of the greatest artists..! Portraits with original contributions of the great famous Romantic writers
|Publication year oldest item:||1840|
|Book Title:||Les Français peints par eux mêmes|
|Number of Books:||5|
|Publisher:||L. Curmer éditeur|
Multiple authors - Les Français peints par eux mêmes - 5 volumes - 1840
First edition consisting of five volumes on Paris - 388 + 385 + 360 + 402 + 386 pages
Binding in half leather, adorned spine, pretty golden titration, golden compartments, golden fillets and small floral fleurons, some friction and crowns slightly tired and rubbed. Famous gallery of portraits engraved on wood of the social classes of the 19th century in colour and black and white made by the greatest artists of the time: Gavarni, Daumier, Delacroix, Grandville, Johannot, Bellangé, Charlet, Daubigny, Vernet, Isabey, Lami, Meissonnier, Monnier, Traviès, etc.
Portraits with original contributions of the great famous Romantic writers including: Balzac, Nodier, Gautier, Nerval, Gozlan, Janin, Karr, etc. Some foxing, marbled end papers. The famous publisher Léon Curmer had for purpose, by publishing his French, to carry out a "encyclopédie morale qui résume toute la société". Successful bet, since he managed to raise almost three hundred types. Rare copy and with has all the margins of one of the masterpieces of the illustrated romantic book..!
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