La Roman Comique Classic French Lit c. 1900 Paul Scarron leather 2 vol. setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Le Roman Comique, by Paul Scarron.
Published c. 1900, Paris by E. Flammarion.
2 volumes. 286, 360 pages. Text in French.
Publisher's 1/4 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers & end papers.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn as always, mostly light minor signs of careful handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, set remains overall attractive on the shelf.
Paper is uniformly age toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
The set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present appear to us easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this set survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Books Measure c. 7" H x 4" W.