Racine, Œuvres poétiques, four volumes


RACINE, Œuvres poétiques (Poetic Works). Paris, Lefèvre & Brière, 1824.

Four in-16 volumes, eggplant-colored full Moroccan leather, gilt threading framing the boards, chevrons on corners, cold-embossed frieze on thread interior, cold-embossed lozenge decoration in center of boards, ribbed spine decorated with gilt flowers and title, frieze on corners along hemming, interior frieze, all edges gilt. Binding of the era.
Author’s portrait on frontispiece, first volume drawn by Devéria and engraved by Bertonnier. Elsewhere a portrait of Racine drawn by A. Deveria and steel engraved by J.M. Fontaine.

Charming series.

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