New Universal Bibliography by F. Denis 1857 w/ LaLanne Bibliog. 4 volsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Nouveau Manuel de Bibliographie Universelle, by Ferdinand Denis, P. Pincon, and DeMartonne.
Published 1857, Paris by Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret.
3 volumes set, 528, 540, 643 pages. Text in French.
Period 1/4 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers and end papers. Rear cover of volume one detached. Bindings of volumes two and three remain clean, tight, and sound.
[with another related book]:
Bibliotheque de Poche ...Curiosites Bibliographiques par Ludovic LaLanne. Paris, 1857.
Text block tight and sound with moderate to heavy age spotting. Original paper wrappers bound in, bound long ago in marbled covers and endpapers with cloth spine.
Lot of four books total.
Books remain 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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Books Measures c. 6 1/8" H x 4" W.
Set along shelf measures: 4".