“Muses Et Fees - Histoire des Femmes Mythologiques” Dessins par G. Staal - Texte par Mery Et Le Cte. Foelix - Paris G. de Gonet, Editeur - Martinon Libraire - A Leipsick, chez Ch. Twietemeyer.
Undated (circa 1851).
Beautiful half leather (deep red colour) with marbled paper (deep red-purple and white colours). Spine with four raised bands.
gilt title and arabesque motifs.
A total of 293 pages. Illustrated with 12 exquisite prints out of text by G. Staal (including frontispiece) lightly and delicately coloured, 10 of them covered by fine translucent paper. The book has an alphabetical table of mythological characters and places.
The book measures 7 3/4” x 11” x 1 1/4” (19,5 cm x 28 cm x 3 cm) aprox.
General Condition is good to very good. Used edges on corners. Spine is very solid. Usual freckles and stains on pages and illustrations due to age. Fabulous plates... Rare find!
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