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Le Miroir du Monde. Notes et Sensations de la Vie Pittoresque. Illustrations en couleurs d'apres Paul Avril. by  Octave Uzanne - Hardcover - Limited and Numbered Edition - 1888 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007938)

Le Miroir du Monde. Notes et Sensations de la Vie Pittoresque. Illustrations en couleurs d'apres Paul Avril.

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Le Miroir du Monde. Notes et Sensations de la Vie Pittoresque. Illustrations en couleurs d'apres Paul Avril.

by Uzanne, Octave

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued
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About This Item

Paris: Maison Quantin, 1888. # 708/2000 on Holland wove paper. In contemporary fine binding of quarter morocco over marbled boards, five gilt ruled raised bands and gilt lettering, top edge gilt, the bookplate of Frank Cyril Tiarks of Foxbury both paste downs. Very Good, end pages soiled, light rubbing at edges. Numerous color illustrations by Paul Avril. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Quarter Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007938
Title
Le Miroir du Monde. Notes et Sensations de la Vie Pittoresque. Illustrations en couleurs d'apres Paul Avril.
Author
Uzanne, Octave
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Maison Quantin
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1888
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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Glossary

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Marbled boards
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
fine binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind...[more]
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]
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...[more]
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...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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