27 - 28 June 2006
[EMBROIDERED SILK BINDING.] CHARRIN, P.J. Les passe-tems d'un momusien, ou chansons et poesies. Paris: Locard & Davi, Delaunay, 1817.
8o (116 x 77 mm). Frontispiece, two engraved plates and folding engraved calendar. 19th-century blue silk, covers richly embroidered with various metallic threads, sequins and foil, front cover with sequin outer border and wreath surrounding central monogram "TM," back cover with platform of thread and foil topped with a foil heart in a floral landscape, a wreath above, smooth spine panelled with sequins, green paper endpapers, edges gilt; contemporary red straight-grained morocco pull-off case. Provenance: Emil Offenbacher, 4 November 1959.
In fine condition.
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