Title: La Famille Dorival, 1848
Author: Theophile Menard
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
A scarce mid 19th century edition of Menard’s The Family Dorival, with 5 plates of illustration..
Worldcat records 6 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, adorned with a cavalcade of flowering designs with a primary color of white against gilt, and gilt birds against a burnished silver background.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 306 pages
On note of condition this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and minor staining to the binding, and slight cracking to the hinges. The binding itself appears to have been applied upside down and is cocked, with an endpaper starting to loosen. There is foxing throughout.