Title: Souvenirs de L'armee D'Orient: Beaux Traits, Anecdotes, Correspondence, 1856
Author: J Aymard
Publisher: Lille, L. Lefort
Condition: Very Good
A scarce mid 19th century edition of Aymard’s Memories of the Armies of the Orient, focusing on the finer features, anecdotes, and various correspondences.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with a bright green cover lit up with bright and golden gilt. There is central panel of a crowd overlooking a great waterfall.
The ex libris inscription of a Marie D is present on the front endpaper.
Worldcat records eight copies in libraries.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 144 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the corners, edges, as well as the head and foot of the spine. The binding is in excellent shape otherwise, with the gilt decoration shining brightly. There is foxing throughout.