Manners & Customs of the French. Fac-simile of the scarce 1815 edition. With ten whole-page amusing and prettily tinted illustrations printed from the original copper plates (copper plates now destroyed).
[Sotheran, Thomas].

London: The Leadenhall Press, 1893. One of 250 copies. Ten hand-colored plates, plus facsimile of the 1815 title-page, entitled Letters from France Written by a Modern Tourist. Foreword by Henry Sotheran, bookseller and son of the author. A very attractive copy. Contemporary full red straight-grain morocco binding. Gilt-decorated spine, gilt borders on covers, gilt turn-ins, marbled edges. All edges gilt. Octavo. iv, 43 pp. (Item ID: 15837)


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