Title: Delassements de la Jeunesse, 19th Century
Author: Pierre Blanchard
Publisher: Paris, P.-C. Lehuby
An extremely scarce 19th century edition of Blanchard’s Youthful Recreation, or, Informative and Amusing Readings.
Worldcat records 7 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 green. There is a central lithograph panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 234 pages
On note of condition this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and staining to the covers. There is peeling and cracking to the hinges, and to the surroundings of the panel. There is some foxing throughout.