Voyages of La Pérouse French Explorer Pacific 1839 Valentin old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Voyages et Aventures de La Perouse, by F. Valentin.
Published 1839, Tours by Alexander Maime.
276 pages. Text in French. Publisher's catalog at front. Engraved frontis and half title. First Edition.
Period full swirled calf leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and spine decorations, gilt title lettering, marbled edges and end papers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with light scattered spotting throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/8" W.