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Les Mille et une Nuits Contes Arabes, traduits par Galland by M le Baron Sylvestre de Sacy - Hardcover - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Les Mille et une Nuits Contes Arabes, traduits par Galland

by M le Baron Sylvestre de Sacy

Condition: Very Good/N


Paris: Garnier Freres, Libraires-editeurs Complete in one volume - undated but 1860 - in full morocco binding. Aeg. With 17 full page black and white plates, decorative title page, vignette title page and numerous illustrations in the text. The binding has gilt compartments and title to spine and blind tooling to boards. The original page marker is present. With fabric endpapers. The binding is sound but has some war to top and bottom of spine and joints, and a little light scuffing to boards. Slight bumping to corners. The contents are exceptionally clean. The plate listed at page 144 is bound at the front. The plate at page 840 has offset to the opposing text. There is spotting to blank preliminaries and end leaves.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031285
  • Title: Les Mille et une Nuits Contes Arabes, traduits par Galland
  • Author: M le Baron Sylvestre de Sacy
  • Illustrator: MM Francais, H. Baron, Ed. Wattier, Laville etc
  • Format/binding: Full-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Garnier Freres, Libraires-editeurs
  • Place: Paris
  • Keywords: 19th century literature, Wattier, Contes arabes,
  • Bookseller catalogs: LITERATURE; Illustrated;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12"


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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
AEG
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vignette
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
leaves
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morocco
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