Literature ancient & modern 1815 LaHarpe lovely French leather set 16 vols completeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Lycee ou Cours de Litterature Ancienne et Moderne, by J.F. LaHarpe.
Published 1815, Paris by Ledoux et Tenre.
16 Volumes, each c. 350 pages. Text in French.
Period 1/4 leather French bindings, smooth spines, ornate gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather labels, paper covered boards.
Bindings and contents remain clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Fine and scarce set with a very pleasing shelf appearance. Minor small chipping at some spine heads.
Books measure: 5 5/8" H X 3 5/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 16"