DECADENT NOVEL IN SUPERB FULL CALF
LOUVET DE COUVRAY, Jean-Baptiste ~ Les Amours du Chevalier de Faublas.
Paris: Chez Ambroise Tardieu, 1821
4 volume set, 8 inches tall. A delightful full mottled calf by Buyntun of Bath with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. A wide gilt roll frames the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Decorated with 8 engravings by Alexandre-Marie Colin, a student of Girodet. Slight rubbing to the edges and some light foxing. An exceptional set of this licentious novel.