Paris: Garnier Freres, Libraries-Editeurs, 6 Rue des Saints-Peres, et Palais-Royal 215. tp. 1869. Printed by Simon Baçon and Co. Rue d'Enfurth 1. Heavy pressed leather boards, molded spine w. five gilt decorated panels, all edges gilt, watered silk eps., coated paper, blue ribbon fragment, seven "gravures hors texte" with tissue. Numerous "vignettes sur bois" 8vo; 256 pp. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.
A collection of nine stories, contemporary and historical. Not didactic.
CONDITION: Good Plus; spine bright and unworn, boards soiled with very heavy edgewear; plates and tissue in very good condition; heavy browning to silk eps., light browning and some light foxing throughout; torn bookplate. Item #4900