Twelve French Decorative Bindings
Twelve French Restauration and Louis-Philippe Decorative Bindings, including Guillaume-Honore Roques de Montgaillard, Histoire de France (Paris: Moutardier, 1834-1835), 17th edition, eight volumes (of nine; lacking vol. 1), octavo, brown quarter leather with marbleized boards and edges, the spine with gilt-tooled lettering and ruling, 8-1/2" x 5-1/4", Jean Francois Ducis (1773-1816), Oeuvres (Paris: Nepveu, 1819), 3rd edition, two volumes (of three), octavo, including vol. I, Theatre (with Ducis' Shakespearean adaptations) and vol. III Poesies, in brown half leather with marbleized boards, the spines with black panels and gilt lettering and ruling, 8" x 5", Jacques Delille (1738-1813), L'Imagination (Paris: L.G. Michaud, 1819), 3rd edition, octavo, in brown full leather with marbleized endpapers and edges, the boards with gilt-tooled edges, the spines with two red panels with gilt lettering and decoration, 9" x 5", and the Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774-1824), La Douloureuse Passion de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ (Paris: Debrecourt, 1836), 2nd French edition, octavo, in red full leather, the boards with blind tooled decoration and gilt fillet, with marbleized endpapers, fully gilt edges and dentelle, the spine with gilt lettering and decorations, 8-1/4" x 5".