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    With 201 Full-Page Wood-Engraved Plates

    [J. J. Grandville]. M. P. J. Stahl. Scenes de la Vie Privee et Publique des Animaux. Paris: J. Hetzel, editor, 1842.

    Two small quarto volumes. Volume I: 386, [8] pages. Volume II: 390, [6] pages. Profusely illustrated with 201 full-page wood-engraved plates, plus numerous text vignettes and head and tail pieces, with two additional engraved title plates by Grandville. Text in French.

    Modern three-quarter dark brown polished levant morocco over marbled boards, with four raised bands, and contrasting leather labels in compartments alternating with blind tooling in the other three compartments. Scattered minor foxing, mostly at the endpapers. Previous owner's signatures to front flyleaves. One-inch by two-inch rectangular section cleanly removed from flyleaf of Volume II. Overall a lovely set in very good condition.


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