CATALOGUE GÉNÉRAL DE LA LIBRAIRIE FRANÇAISE PENDANT 25 ANS (1840-1865).

32 Volumes..

  • Paris, France: O. Lorenz, 1867-1934.
  • 8vo.
  • variously bound
  • variously paginated

Price: $2,500.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 120804

Text in French. Besterman 2367-8. A general catalogue of French booksellers from 1840 to 1934. The first 32 volumes of 34 volumes published until 1945. Includes brief biographical sketches and list of works published. Arranged alphabetically. Foreword in first volume; "notice" in fourth volume. Binding varies. Some volumes include contents of previously published ones (see Besterman). Volumes 1-11 quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. Volumes 12-13 with later library binding. Volumes 14-19 paper-covered boards. Volumes 20-32 half leather, marbled paper-covered boards.

Rubbed and scuffed at edges. Foxing, especially on endpapers. Clipping attached to back endpaper of fourth volume. Boards of Volumes 14-19 worn. Front board of Volume 15 detached. Small ink stamp indicates that this set was a duplicate from the Library of Congress.

CATALOGUE GÉNÉRAL DE LA LIBRAIRIE FRANÇAISE PENDANT 25 ANS (1840-1865). Otto Lorenz.