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MEMOIRES D'UN CENTENAIRE DEDIES A SES ARRIERE-PETITS ENFANTS
Written by Alex De Saillet. Illustrated by J. Vogel.
Stock no. 200856
Published by A. Desesserts. Circa 1851. Very good condition.

The memoires of a centenarian French nobleman, born in 1741. 20 beautiful tissue-guardedcoloured plates, most depicting costume, plus numerous b/w text illustrations. Dark blue leather binding with gilt decoration and raised bands to spine. Gilt borders to covers. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Text in French. 9.25 x 5.75". 322 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Edges rubbed and corners worn. Covers a little scuffed. Foxing to contents but colours still bright.

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