FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK IN STUNNING FULL CAT'S PAW CALF
KARR, Alphonse ~ Voyage autour de Mon Jardin.
Paris: L. Curmer and V. Lecou, 1851
Full calf, 11 inches tall. A stunning full cat's paw calf, not signed but, by Clarke & Bedford, one of the finest binders of the period in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, label and superb floral gilt tooling to the panels. With gilt dentelles and all edges. Armorial bookplate. Embellished with 8 hand coloured engraved plates and vignettes by Freeman, Marvy, Steinheil, Meissonier, Gavarni, Daubigny, and Catenacci throughout. A beautiful work in a very fine binding.