Title: Isabelle de Saint-Georges, 1852
Author: Victor Doublet
Publisher: Limoges, Barbou freres
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce mid 19th century edition of Doublet’s Isabelle of St. George, or the Triumph of Filial Piety.
There are 3 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 white, along with flowering patterns on both covers. There is a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 239 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and the lower cap flattened. The endpapers seem to have been affected by some type of gnawing, as has the upper margin of the final page. There is some foxing throughout.