Title: Fanfan, Le Petit Tambour, 1861
Author: Rene de Mont-Louis
Publisher: Limoges, Martial Ardent Freres
An extremely scarce mid 19th century edition of de Mont-Louis’ Fanfan, the Little Drum.
Worldcat records one existing copy of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against white. There is a lithograph image that has been pasted to the front cover.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 102 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, with the lithograph image partially torn away. There is foxing and staining throughout.