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Almanach Dedie Aux Dames. Pour l'An 1809

Almanach Dedie Aux Dames. Pour l'An 1809

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Paris: Le Fuel, 1809 A very good copy in full red morocco binding with card slip case in matching binding. With 6 black and white plates and additional vignette illustrations. The case is of a card case design in red morocco leather with a gilt border of leaves and flowers. The front has gilt titles and gilt compartments and the rear has a gilt chain design. It is clean and complete with some wear to corners and darkening in some places. The book has a matching binding which is in near fine condition, with just slight darkening where it fits into the case. All page edges gilt. Contents: half title; decorative vignette title page with tissue guard; 'Avis de l'Editeur' 2pp (with small loss to the bottom corner margin - no loss to text); Calendar; 5 plates; Poesies pp 1-108; half title - Melanges en Prose'; extracts pp 111-129; contents pp 130-134; further black and white plate; pages for notes on each month - with vignettes and blanks - mostly tissue-guarded. Contents are very clean and bright. There is a small paper hole in the bottom margin of p 71 and the tip of the corner to p108 is missing. A very nice copy.


  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032064
  • Title: Almanach Dedie Aux Dames. Pour l'An 1809
  • Illustrator:Tourcate, Bovinet,
  • Format/binding:Full-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Le Fuel
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1809
  • Keywords: Almanach dedie aux dames; keepsakes; nineteenth century keepsakes; diaries
  • Bookseller catalogs: LITERATURE;
  • Size: 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall


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