Scenes de la Vie Privee Et Publique Des Animaux
Paris, J. Hetzel. 1844. Hardcover. Exquisite steel engravings, anthropomorphic and satirical, illustrate essays on contemporary society by de Balzac, Baude, de la Bedollierre, Bernard, Janin, Lemoine, Nodier and George Sand, edited by P J Stahl. Text in French. Though not stated, this is Vol One of two, second edition. Quarter leather, blue boards. The spine is decorated in gold, worn to the sides and top and tail; bright gilt all round; a mended tear to the watered silk ffep, name to prelim, foxing to prelims but internally clean and sound, good. A heavy book. Good.
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Keywords: French, France, illustrated, humour, satire Humour Art