Tours: A. Mame & Cie, 1839. Hardcover. 12mo. Good. Item #072395
Language: French. A bookplate at the front pastedown identifies this as having been the property of un grand maître d'escrime. The front free endpaper is absent, but the hinge remains covered; each set of endpapers has one small, white adhesion; some foxing scattered throughout, some toning of the frontis onionskin, chipping at the foreedges of the last five leaves; apparent rebind in marbled paper is moderately faded along the spine, heavily chipped at spine ends and corners, and shows some surface wear along spine sides and front foreedge, but does have a period leather title pane pasted on the spine. 307pp.; each engraving protected by bound-in onionskin.