Tartarin sur les Alpes 1886 Alphonse Daudet illustrated leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Tartarin sur les Alpes, by Alphonse Daudet.
Published 1886, Paris by C. Marpon & E. Lammarion.
365 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers & end papers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is uniformly age toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is 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 French book survives.
Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/4" W.