French Revolution by Gaxotte 1928 French leather bound book MacDonald stampedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(French Revolution, Old Books, Leather Books, French Publications, Decorative Leather Binding).
La Revolution Francaise, by Pierre Gaxotte.
Published 1928, Paris by Artheme, Fayard & Co.
447 pages. Text in French.
Period leather binding, raised bands, compartments gilt ruled in outline, gilt title, marbled covers and end papers, top edge gilt.
Binding is "stamped" by James MacDonald Co" of New York.
Text block paper uniformly heavily age toned/ browned due to acidic nature of paper used.
Book remains in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised and gilt bands, compartments gilt ruled, title and author on spine in gilt, marbled covers and end papers, top edge gilt, other edges deckled. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior shows a uniform age patina from the acidity of the paper. Otherwise largely free of spotting or foxing.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.