The Abbe Constantin

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell And Company, 1895. Hardcover. Near Fine. A beautiful example of this title bound in an obvious nod towards the "Cranford" style, made famous by MacMillan in the 1890's. In original burgundy cloth with elaborate gilt decoration on the front panel and spine. Top edge gilt. There is no fading. Illustrated by Madam Madeleine LeMaire with 36 examples, 18 being full page. A really lovely example of this title. The frontispiece is protected by a tissue guard. Previous owner signature with 1899 date to the front free endpaper.

Price: $45.00

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