Mauprat by George Sand French Literature 1856 lovely patterned leather bookBrian DiMambro
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Mauprat, by George Sand.
Published 1856, Paris by J. Hetzel et Cie.
362 pages. Text in French.
Attractive antiquarian 1/2 leather binding, slightly raised bands, embossed compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, marbled covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Nice looking binding with appealing shelf appearance.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly rubbed but still supple, remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is moderately to in places heavily age toned as typical, scattered small age spotting, internally book remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A book which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in rather nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.