Ch. De Mirval LE BONHEUR DES ENFANTS 1850s 1860s Paris THE HAPPINESS OF CHILDREN
Ch. De Mirval LE BONHEUR DES ENFANTS CONTES, HISTORIETTES ET SCÈNES ENFANTINES POUR L’AMUSEMENT ET L’INSTRUCTION DES PETITES FILLES ET DES PETITS GARÇONS A La Librairie de L’Enfance et de la Jeunesse, P.-C. Lehuby, Faubourg Saint Germain (Paris), unknown year (but about 1850s -1860s). Original elaborated binding, with central gilt-stamped design, festooned with motives in green, red and blue color. On the back is vase whose bulges are in blue color, with leaves, flowers and two birds. Gilded edges. Front endpaper missing. One colored illustration. Initials of the chapters beautiful illustrated. Nice vignete on the end of each chapter. Size: 19,7 x 12 cm. Pp. /6/, 248 + one illustration. Previous owner’s signature on the half-title page, and also on the title page. Some previous owner’s label on the inside of the cover. Cover edges worn and bumped. Missing one cover page. Signs of paper aging. Spots on the leaves. Generally, in very good condition. For condition and details, see scans.