Four Beautifully Printed and Bound Books by the Vizetelly Publishing House

    [Vizetelly & Co., publishers]. Four Titles Published by Vizetelly. London: Vizetelly & Co., [n.d., ca. 1880's to 1890's]. Titles include: Delia Bathing by Marquis de Pezay [and:] Celia's Doves by Claude Joseph Dorat [one of 200 unnumbered copies for the United States]; The Temple of Gnidus... by C. de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu [one of 200 unnumbered copies for the United States]; The Origin of the Graces by Mademoiselle Dionis Duséjour [one of 800 numbered copies out of a total edition of 1,100, this being copy number 704]; The Kisses Preceded by the Month of May by Claude Joseph Dorat [one of 1,100 numbered copies out of a total edition of 1,500, this being copy number 167]. Each volume illustrated with plates. Together, four octavo volumes. Bound by Bayntun in full brown or blue (The Month of May is bound in blue) straight grain morocco, boards decoratively ruled and paneled in gilt, spines tooled in gilt in compartments, harlequin gilt morocco lettering labels, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endleaves. Some light occasional rubbing, else bright and fine. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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