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Pléiade, La. Ballades, fabliaux, nouvelles et légendes. : Homère, Veda-Vyasa, Marie de France, Burger, Hoffmann, Ludwig Tieg. Ch. Dickens, Gavarni, H. Blaze.

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Pléiade, La. Ballades, fabliaux, nouvelles et légendes. : Homère, Veda-Vyasa, Marie de France, Burger, Hoffmann, Ludwig Tieg. Ch. Dickens, Gavarni, H. Blaze.
Publication
Paris : L. Curmer, 1842.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. French 1842Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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10 parts in 1 v. pl., illus.; 8̕.
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  • Burger, Léonore. Hoffmann, E. T. A., Le conseiller Krespel. Dickens, Ch., Le baron de Grogzwig. Emmich, Matthias, Genevève de Brabant. Homère, Le combat des rats et des grenouilles. Blaze, Henri, Rosemonde. Mahābhārata, Sāvitrī. Gavarni, Madame Acker. Marie de France, Lai des deux amants. Lai du Bisclaveret. Tieck, Ludwig, La réconciliation.
  • Issued in parts from 1840-42. Original binder's title: La pléiade; littérature sanskrite, grecque, française, anglaise et allemande.
  • Illustrations: 9 etched title-pages, and 67 woodcuts in the text by Jacque, Daubigny, and others, engraved by the same artists and others. Illustrations in "Rosemonde" and in "Madame Acker" on India paper, mounted. For detailed information concerning the illustrations, see: Brivois, Jules. Guide de l'amateur. Bibliographie des ouvrages illustrés au XIXe. siècle. Paris, 1883. 8̕. p. 336-338.
  • Binding, by Mercier, 1903, of dark blue straight grained morocco, gilt. Slides within three fillets; center panel tooled with a Grolieresque pattern. Doublé with maroon straight grained morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within seven fillets in gilt and two in blind enclosing a border ornamented with small tools and surrounding a frame of a single fillet with small ornaments at the corners. Back tooled and lettered. With edges gilt over rough and lining of dark blue watered silk. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.
  • Bookplate of W. A. Spencer.
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Spencer Coll. French 1842
Title
Pléiade, La. Ballades, fabliaux, nouvelles et légendes. : Homère, Veda-Vyasa, Marie de France, Burger, Hoffmann, Ludwig Tieg. Ch. Dickens, Gavarni, H. Blaze.
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Paris : L. Curmer, 1842.
Added Author
Daubigny, Charles François, ill.
Jacque, Charles Émile, ill.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1842
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