Title: Echo de la Litterature Ancienne et Moderne ou Choix des Meilleurs Morceaux, en Prose et en Vers, les plus Propres à Former le Goût, l'Esprit et le Coeur de la Jeunesse de l'un et l'autre Sexe, 1845. Arms of Archbishop Jean-Marie Mioland
Author: Société d'Ecclésiastiques et de Gens de Lettres
Publisher: Toulouse, Delsol
Condition: Very Good
A mid 19th century edition of the Echo of Ancient and Modern Literature, or a Choice of the Best Pieces, in Prose and Verse, the Most Likely to Form the Taste, the Mind and the Heart of Young People of Either Sex. An anthology of literary extracts for children, compiled by the Society of Ecclesiastics and Men of Letters.
This volume is bound in an armorial binding with gilt tooling and bearing the arms of Jean-Marie Mioland, who was appointed Bishop of Amiens in 1837, and later Archbishop of Toulouse in 1851. The coat of arms corresponds with his transfer to Toulouse. To the rear is a crest for the Séminaire de Polignan, albeit not expertly placed by the binder. There is a bookplate for a later owner.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (2)+288 pages
This volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the foot of the spine, and slight fading to the spine. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.