Title: Les Simples Contes, 19th Century
Author: Leonard Rousier
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
An extremely scarce 19th century edition of Rousier’s Simple Tales, or, Moral lessons followed by short stories for children.
Worldcat records 1 existing copy of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, adorned with gilt against white. There is a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 94 pages
On note of condition this volume is in good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, with peeling to the spine. There is some foxing throughout. The frontispiece is detached.