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Aspasie - Cléopâtre - Théodora. (Aspasia - Cleopatra -Theodora)

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Aspasie - Cléopâtre - Théodora. (Aspasia - Cleopatra -Theodora)

by Houssaye, Henry

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Paris: Calman-Lévy, 1890. FIRST EDITION of this study of the "triade des grandes femmes d'amour des temps anciens." 2, III, 337 pp. FROM A TOTAL LARGE-PAPER EDITION OF 15 NUMBERED COPIES ON FINE DUTCH LAID PAPER, this is COPY NUMBER ONE, FROM THE AUTHOR'S COLLECTION (Houssaye's wood-engraved bookplate on front pastedown). 8vo. Attractively bound in polished calf and marbled boards. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Original wraps bound in. Some wear to binding. Upper joint split but holding. Internally FINE AND BRIGHT.

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Bookseller
Cole & Contreras ES (ES)
Bookseller's Inventory #
38465
Title
Aspasie - Cléopâtre - Théodora. (Aspasia - Cleopatra -Theodora)
Author
Houssaye, Henry
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Calman-Lévy
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1890
Keywords
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Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
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Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Bookplate
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Fine
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Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...

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