Good +. Item #8234
Limoges: Martial Ardent Frères, 1855. First Edition. Octavo (18.5cm.); publisher's Tiffany's-green gilt-embossed cartonnage boards; 180pp.; frontispiece. Boards quite rubbed and joints cracked, chip at spine foot, corners bumped, the whole a bit dust-soiled, text block significantly foxed, else Good or better overall.
Prize copy with contemporary ex libris of the Pensionnat de Mlles. Manigaut accomplished in manuscript mounted to front pastedown, presenting this volume to young Clementine Colin for second prize in Geography.