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François Joseph Victor BROUSSAIS Cours de phrénologie

François Joseph Victor BROUSSAIS

Cours de phrénologie

J.B. Baillière, Paris 1836, 13x21,5cm, relié.

First edition with its board engraved by Tradieu representing a phrenological fugure.
Binding in caramel half calf, smooth back decorated with gold friezes as well as cold stamped typographic motifs, a major lack in foot of the back, title label of black shagreen, bit threatening to detach, framing of a golden net on the marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, fragile Contemporary binding.
Ex-libris in the pen of François-Antoine de Boissy of Anglas next to the page of fake title.
Rare and precious autograph signed by François Joseph Victor Broussais to François-Antoine de Boissy of Anglas on the title page.


450 €

Réf : 65637



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