L'Ami des Enfants 1792 French Revolution Era antiquarian leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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L'Ami des Enfants, Volume 3, by M. Berquin.
Published 1792, Paris by Didot.
420 pages. Text in French. Vol. 3 (only), but stands alone, contents complete unto themselves. Many small chapter heading woodcuts throughout.
Period mottled calf leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations. Some weakening to joints, joint leather slightly cracking, covers firm & strongly attached, bookopens tohalf title, binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4" W.