Title: Album du Premier Age, 1835
Author: Mme Emilie Marcel
Publisher: Paris, D. Eymery
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce 19th century edition of Marcel’s Early Years Album, or New Way to Teach Children to Read. There are 26 illustrations, each one corresponding to a letter of the alphabet.
Worldcat records no existing copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, adorned with gilt against blue. There is a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 214 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor wear and rubbing to the binding, and slight staining to the rear board. The page depicting illustrations for letters E to H has been bound into a different section. There is some foxing throughout.