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lot 85

1842. BOOK: (LITERATURE-ILLUSTRATION). GRANDVILLE: SCÈNES DE LA VIE PRIVÉE ET PUBLIQUE DES ANIMAUX Paris: J. Hetzel et Paulin, ed., 1842. 2 vol. in 4. I: Front + 4 h. + 386 p. 2 h. Illustrated in the text and outside the text by Grandville. II: 2 h. + 390 p. + 3 h. With illustrations in the text and outside the Grandville text. Very clean paper. It has three colour illustrations at the end, one of them an original drawn in gouache and watercolour, although it is not signed. 2 vol. with superb binding in half leather, points, decorative golden irons, in the guards have been preserved the original planes and fabric back in green decorated with gilt, signed by M. GOOD, golden cuts. First edition of this famous illustrated edition with unusual preservation and binding.