La France en Miniature.
La France en Miniature.
La France en Miniature.
La France en Miniature.
La France en Miniature.
(Juvenile Library)

La France en Miniature.

Paris: Marcilly Ainé, (1825). Six 32mo. volumes, 31pp. each, except "Normandie," which is 32pp. Each volume bears two full-page color engravings, focusing on the different attire worn in the various French regions represented among the set and some of their most notable cities. The six volumes discuss Normandy, Béarn and Languedoc, Brittany, Auvergne and Cévennes, Alsace and Vendée, and Gascony. In addition to their sartorial customs, each region receives a description of its cities, landmarks, and customs, such as the markets of Brittany and the tide-driven lifestyles of Mont-St-Michel in Normandy. All volumes bound in differently-colored paper over boards with floral designs in blind around an emblematic costumed figural engraving in color at the center. Minor general soiling and toning to spines, scant foxing to interiors, else a bright, near fine set housed in rare original slipcase. Item #30646

Price: $1,850.00