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OUEVRES DE P. CORNEILLE (12 VOL SET - COMPLETE PLUS ALBUM) by  edited by Charles Marty-Laveaux Pierre Corneille - Hardcover - 1862 - 1868 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

OUEVRES DE P. CORNEILLE (12 VOL SET - COMPLETE PLUS ALBUM)

by Pierre Corneille, edited by Charles Marty-Laveaux

Condition: Very Good +


Paris: Librairie L. Hachette, 1862 - 1868. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vol 1 – cxvi, 502 pgs Vol 2 – 530 pgs. Vol 3 – 572 pgs. Vol 4 – 514 pgs. Vol 5 – 596 pgs. Vol 6 – 660 pgs. Vol 7 – 538 pgs. Vol 8 – 695 pgs. Vol 9 – 644 pgs. Vol 10 – 583 pgs. Vol 11 – 488 pgs. Vol 12 – 572 pgs. Album – Unpaginated. Text in French. 5 x 9 in. Album 7 x 10 in. Album has B&W and color illustrations. Chocolate-brown half morocco with shiny marbled boards. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. 5 raised bars on spine. Marbled endpapers. Gilt upper text block. Condition of books is VERY GOOD+ ; Very tight, clean copies, leather, gilding and boards remarkably like new, clean and bright. Small David B. Ogden book plate on front paste down. Foxing to side and bottom of text block. Not all pages cut. Slight foxing to title pages and frontis. A few corners bumped, but most remarkably clean. Album has small faded spot to boards on cover, and slight wear to edges.
  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2790
  • Title: OUEVRES DE P. CORNEILLE (12 VOL SET - COMPLETE PLUS ALBUM)
  • Author: Pierre Corneille, edited by Charles Marty-Laveaux
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Librairie L. Hachette
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1862 - 1868
  • Bookseller catalogs: European History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Europe / General;


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