Good. No Jacket. 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" Ex Lib Literature GOOD / NO DUST JACKETS. Former Library Books. In French. [3 Volume Set, complete] Vol. I: lxxvi, 387 pp., frontispiece portrait of Jean Francois Ducis, and 3 illustration in the text; Vol. II: 461 pp., 4 illustrations in the text; Vol. III: 503 pp., 2 illustrations in the text. Text clean and unmarked except for usual library treatments. Occasional foxing throughout. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon markers. Brown leather boards with blindstamped decoration and gilt decoration at front, back and spine, five raised bands at spine, lettered in gilt at spine. Boards lightly scuffed, edges rubbed, corners of Vol. I and III worn to boards. Front hinges starting to crack, but stable, back hinges good, bindings firm. Three volume set---may require extra postage.
Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Volume 3 only. Bound in full green stamped morocco. All edges are marbled. Endpapers are marbled. Gilt compartments and letters on the spine. Gilt rolled edges. Pages are white and clean but wavy from moisture. Overall in VERY GOOD condition. Jean-François Ducis (August 22, 1733 – March 31, 1816) was a French dramatist and adapter of Shakespeare.
Engraved frontispiece portrait. Exquisite engraved plates after Mm. Girodet et Desenne. 3 vols., original blue boards, red leather spine labels, tissue guards; (rubbed, corners bumped, scattered foxing). Paris: Chez Nepveu, 1819. Third Edition. Very good. Signed by the publisher on verso of the half-title.
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