Les Contes Drolatiques; Colligez Ez Abbayes De Touraine -- Dixieme Edition Illustree de 425 Dessins Par Gustave Dore. Honore de Balzac.

Les Contes Drolatiques; Colligez Ez Abbayes De Touraine -- Dixieme Edition Illustree de 425 Dessins Par Gustave Dore

Paris: Garnier Freres, Nd. Dixieme edition. Hardcover. [XXXI] 614 pages. 21 x 15 cm. Originally published 1855. Bookplate, original wrappers bound in, bright and fresh copy with images sharp, slight extremity rubbing, backstrip decorated and lettered in gilt. GORDON N. RAY, 244. "This is Dore's early masterpiece; indeed, Beraldi thought is the most likely to endure of all his books......Dore sought simply to be striking and amusing." Half green morocco and marbled boards, spine sunned to brown. Teg. Very good. Item #20536

Price: $200.00