Louis Courier Complete Works 1829 rare French books 3 vol leather books setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, French Books, Louis Courier, French Lit).
Oeuvres Completes de Paul Louis Courier.
Published 1829, Paris by A. Sautelet et Cie.
3 Volumes 390, 431, 384 pages. Text in French.
Scarce early 19th century European literary set.
Period 1/4 French (likely Parisian) leather bindings, smooth spines gilt ruled into compartments, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, marbled paper covers. Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound. Early paper library label on spine, withdrawn library bookplates to pastedowns.
Set 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. 8" H x 5 1/4" W.