Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Bibliothèque Rose Illustrée, Nouvelle Edition 1910/1863, ouvrage illustré de 100 vignettes par E. Bayard, red stamped boards, aeg, toutes tranches dorées; 8vo; 376 pp. + 16 pp children's book catalogue. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.
The blustery, good hearted general travels to his Russian estates with Paul and Jacques Dérigny (from L'Ange-Gardien). His niece and her 8 children impose on him and threaten the Polish refugee he is sheltering, but the Dérignys figure out how to free the General so that he can return to a happy old age in France.
CONDITION: Good Plus; no names or other marks, tight, gilt bright on boards and edges and stamping crisp, spine faded and darkened, lower top corner bumped. Book itself very nice but catalogue section has separation 2" from top. Bon etat. Item #22090