A collection of three finely bound antique nonfiction books in French. Each volume is bound in three quarter blue leather with marbled covered boards. The spines feature five raised bands with gilt embellishments and a maroon leather title label with gilt lettering. The fore and bottom text edges are speckled. The volumes, titled in English, are The Day After Death or the Future Life According to Science, Life of Marie-Amelie Queen of France and The Story of a Forester.
|Title and Author/Editor:||Le Lendemain de la Mort ou la Vie Future selon la Science (Louis Figuier), Vie de Marie-Amélie Reine des Français (Auguste Trignon), Histoire d’un Forestier (Prosper Chazel)|
|Genre:||Science, Mathematics and Engineering, Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs, History, Antiques and Collectibles|
|Binding:||Three quarter leather with marbled boards|
|Publisher:||Librairie Hachette, Michel Lévy Frères|
|Place of Publication:||Paris|
|Edition Statement:||Fourth Edition, Third Edition, Second Edition|
|Number of Books:||3|
- wear to leather and marbled boards with rubbed edges, bumped corners, scuff marks, cracking, and soiling; bookplates to front endpapers; tanning; foxing.
- measures group.