Very Good. Item #6054
Paris: D'Auguste Delalain, 1822. First Edition. 24mo (5.5" x 3.5"); [iv], 354pp. Contemporary stained calf with gilt decoration and lettering and black leather title card to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. 1820s school bookplate on front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed, with some scuffs down joints. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Instructional anthology of prose works from French writers. This copy from the personal library of journalist William Safire, but with no ownership marks or plates.