Title: Tableau de l'Univers, 1852
Author: Eugene Cortambert; Leonard Rousier
Publisher: Paris et Limoges, Martial Ardant Freres
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce mid 19th century edition of Cortambert’s Table of the Universe.
There are 2 plates of illustration.
Worldcat records 4 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against pink, and flowering designs of red and green at the center.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 252 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and a very small crack to the head of the rear board. There is very little foxing and staining throughout.