Title: Ernestine, ou les Charmes de la vertu, 1870
Author: Cesarie Farrenc
Publisher: Tours, Alfred Mame et Cie
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce late 19th century edition of Farrenc’s Ernestine, or the Charms of Virtue, followed by Nelly, or the Young Artist, and Caroline and Juliette.
There are 2 plates of illustration.
Worldcat records no existing copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in an exquisitely decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against rich hues of red and green, and speckled white. There is a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 288 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with little rubbing or wear to the binding. The second title page appears to be bound a bit tightly, not flapping out all the way. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.