London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
GRANDVILLE (1803-1847). Les métamorphoses du jour. Paris: Gustave Havard, 1854. Large 8°. 70 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates, half-title (a little unimportant spotting). Contemporary green half hardgrain morocco, gilt spine, extremities rubbed.
GRANDVILLE. Les étoiles. Dernière féerie. Paris and Leipzig: G. de Gonet and C. Twietmeyer, [n.d.]. Hand-coloured additional engraved title, portrait and 13 coloured plates (some foxing). Original cloth gilt (rubbed, upper hinge broken). Provenance: MAJOR ABBEY'S COPY (bookplate).
GRANDVILLE. Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux. Paris: J. Hetzel, 1842. 2 volumes, large 8°. Additional wood-engraved titles (one hand-coloured) and 198 plates, 3 coloured (a little light foxing). Contemporary green calf-backed boards (extremities rubbed).
And 3 others by Grandville: Fables de La Fontaine (Paris, 1859), Cent proverbes (Paris, 1845) & Un autre monde (Paris, 1845). (7)
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