Une Niece D'Amerique Venice cover Mainard c.1891 Decorative Illustrated BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Une Niece D'Amerique, by Louis Mainard. Illustrations by Kauffmann.
Published c. 1880-90, Paris by Charavay, Mantoux, Martin.
302 pages. Text in French. 100 illustrations.
Beautiful pictorial gilt cover showing Venice Italy, the spine has a hot air balloon.
Period publisher's illustrated cloth binding, gilt and embossed cover decorations, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a uniform toned clean age patina.
Book 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. 11 1/4" H x 8" W.