Garnier Freres, 1878, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
SAINTE-BEUVE, CHARLES AUGUSTIN. Galerie des Grands Ecrivains Francais, Paris: Garnier Freres, 1878. Quarto, pp. 2 (ads), 584, 1, red morocco boards with gilt lettering and decoration in 6 compartments on spine, 16 engraved plates under tissue guards, all edges gilt, former owner's name on flyleaf, all text in French. The great 19th-century critic profiles 21 of France's best writers, with portraits by de Staal, Philippoteaux and others. Condition of this book: Upper panel stained, chip at head of spine, extremities worn, overall sound. Leaves clean and tight, scattered foxing, images very good. Size: Quarto. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 19th century; French Language; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52050.