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Honoré de BALZAC & George SAND Le diable à Paris

Honoré de BALZAC & George SAND

Le diable à Paris

Hetzel, Paris 1845-1846, 2 tomes en 2 vol. grand in-8 (17,5x27cm), LBR6.


Illustrated book Inserts 212 woodcuts Gavarni, except the last 4 which are Bertall and 800 vignettes in text. Copy first printing. Note the amazing diversity in typographic illustration (text frames, cul-de-lamp ...). Woods Gavarni satirical captions and are illustrative incredible profusion, as early comics. Binders half brown sheepskin. Smooth back adorned with golden threads and a golden cathedral tail lace. Flat paper and rubbed corners, two corners of the second volume slightly bent. Strictly binding at the time. Very few pale freckles. Extraordinary and typically romantic book, Devil in Paris brings together texts by the renowned (philosophy of domestic life Balzac Mimi Pinson de Musset ...) and provide them with an abundant illustration. This type of book follows the enormous success that met the Physiologies and crunches characters Parisian moral and physical. The first volume is preceded by a history of Paris by Lavallée and the second a geography of Paris (end of volume statistics Paris). This table of the capital is the most interesting because it precedes the major changes that will experience Paris under the Second Empire. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

650 €

Réf : 39497

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