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Grandville, J. I. [Jean Ignace], Illustrator; Text By Alphonse Karr, Taxile Delord And Le Conte Foelix; Plates Retouched By M. Maubert; C. Geoffroy, Engraver Listings

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1 Grandville, J. I. [Jean Ignace], illustrator; text by Alphonse Karr, Taxile Delord and Le Conte Foelix; plates retouched by M. Maubert; C. Geoffroy, engraver Les Fleurs Animees (2 volumes)
Paris Garnier Freres 1867 Quarter Morocco over Pebbled Cloth Very Good Grandville 
4to, French text. 667 pp total. 50 hand-colored plates of women personified as flowers, 2 hand-colored frontispieces, 2 black and white plates and also black and white text illustrations. Probably Grandville's most famous work, and one that epitomizes best his fantastical imagination. Plates and text clean and attractive. Quarter red morocco with blindstamped red pebbled cloth covers which perfectly match (appears full red leather). Raised spine bands and gilt. Rubbing around gutters and the raised bands, and some typical shelfwear besides. Endpapers are a silky moire material, and they have some soiling. Gilt foreedges. 
Price: 1950.00 USD
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