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Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais

Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais
Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais
Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais
Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais
Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais
Binding for Stephanie de Beauharnais

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3 000 SEK

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4 000 SEK

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BOOKBINDING FOR STEPHANIE DE BEAUHARNAIS. BALZAC, H(ONORÈ) DE. Les contes drolatiques, colligez ez abbayes de Touraine et mis en lumière par le sieur de Balzac pour l´esbattement des pantagruelistes et non autres. Cinquiesme édition. Paris (Bureaux de la Société Générale de Librairie) 1855.

8:o (about 200x120 mm.). (7), VIII-XXXI, (1), (3), 4-614, (2, verso blank) pp. With 425 woodengravings after G. Doré.
Contemporary red morocco binding, some spotting, gilt borders, on middle of covers gilt S under royal crown within gilt frame (Stephanie de Beauharnais), gilt inner borders, gilt edges of covers, slightly faded gilt spine, all edges gilt. Partly some foxing. Bookplates of Georg Svensson and E.
F(redriksson). In a new red leatherlined cloth slipcase.

First illustrated edition and first Doré edition.

Stéphanie, Grand Duchess of Baden (Stéphanie Louise Adrienne de Beauharnais, 1789 - 1860) was the Grand Duchess consort of Baden by marriage to Karl, Grand Duke of Baden. Adopted by Napoleon I and created princess of France.

From the library of Hugo Wistrand (1933-2014).

Konditionsrapport

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Auktionsnummer:

557719

Datum:

2018-09-04