Paul Verlain French Poet Collected Works 1890's lovely 4 vol. leather setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Collected Works of Paul Verlaine.
Published 1890's, Paris by Leon Vanier.
4 volumes, each c. 400 pages. Text in French.
Attractive antiquarian 1/4 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time but overall is nicely preserved and without any noteworthy flaws or issues..
Bindings gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly rubbed but still supple, front joint of first vol. displays surface cracking but board is still firmly and strongly attached, set remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently age toned as typical, internally set remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A set which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set 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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Books Measure c. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.