Collected Poems of Theveneau c. 1790 illustrated leather book 6 engraved platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 18th Century Books, Leather Books, Illustrated Books, Poetry Collections, French Books).
L'Illusion, Poeme... by Theveneau.
Published c. 1790-1810, Paris by Didot.
229  pages. Text in French. Illustrated with six engraved plates (frontis, engraved title vignette plus five others).
Old 1/4 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers & end papers.
Untrimmed deckled edges to hand made paper as issued.
Book is over 200 years 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 gently toned, light 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.
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Book Measures c. 6" H x 4" W.