Title: Edma et Marguerite, 1850
Author: Mme Woillez
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
Condition: Very Good
An uncommon mid 19th century edition of Woillez’s Edma and Marguerite. There are 5 plates of illustration.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with a chromatic gilt against white and blue, and detailed flowers of various shades and colors. There is a lithograph central panel.
Worldcat records 25 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 306 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and slight peeling to the center of the front hinge, which is also slightly cracked to the outside. The gathering of pages 54 to 70 is shaken, though still holding. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.