Tartarin sur les Alpes, Alphonse Daudet. Flammarion, Paris.


The sequel to Tartarin of Tarascon, this is Tartarin sur les Alpes (no copyright, but first published in 1885). In this French work, Tartarin conquers the Alps. Excellent illustrations contribute to the work and a handsome binding houses this copy.

Physical Attributes -

Measures approx. 18.5 x 12 x 2.5 cm. Leather spine and corners with marbled paper covering the boards (hardcover). Spine with five raised bands; five compartments with gilt flower tool surrounded by gilt decoration framed in gilt rule, and the title and author in gilt in one compartment. Top edge gilt. Marbled paper endpapers. Illustrated. 365 pages.

Condition -

See pictures. Handsome book with light edge wear and perhaps the lightest shelf rubs. Pages toned throughout. Occasional fox spot (singular). Frontis tissue guard ripped at fore-edge. Bookbinder's notes recto of back flyleaf.

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