La Petite Volière

La Petite Volière

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Paris: Chez Marcilly libraire, [ca. 1820]. 88 pp. approx. 1 1/8 x 2 3/8". Thick blue paper, illustrated slipcase in near fine condition with only a little bit of rubbing; Blue paper over boards, illustrated on front and back cover, all edged gilt, some slight wear at the top edge from being removed from the slipcase, beautiful handcolored title page and plates (7 in all), in near fine condition. (Welsh 5640, Spielman 406B)

An exceptionally rare and beautiful miniature book, in French with descriptions of various birds and sweet poems. The meaning in English is The Little Aviary, and this is a volume that is distinguished for it text, printing, binding, and illustrations.

Publisher
Chez Marcilly libraire
Binding
Hardcover
Tags
First Edition , Miniature