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NODIER (Ch.). HISTOIRE DU ROI DE BOHÊME et de ses sept châteaux. P., Delangle, 1830. In-8 khaki green calf, boards framed with gilt and cold-stamped roulettes and fillets, large gilt fleuron in center, ornate ribbed spine, red morocco title-piece, gilt edges (period binding); (2) ff. faux-titre and title, 398 pages. Spotting and rubbing to binding, heavy foxing. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated with 50 vignettes in the text by Tony Johannot, wood-engraved by Porret. "One of the most successful of the Romantic books, and at last beginning to be much sought-after. The cover is extremely rare, most copies having been sold in publisher's cloth boards with labels on the spine. [...] Almost all copies are heavily and evenly scorched, to the point that a copy on ordinary paper is sometimes sold as chamois paper" (Clouzot). Pleasant copy preserved in a decorated contemporary binding, RARE CONDITION. ¶ Clouzot, 226 - Brivois, 306.

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NODIER (Ch.). HISTOIRE DU ROI DE BOHÊME et de ses sept châteaux. P., Delangle, 1830. In-8 khaki green calf, boards framed with gilt and cold-stamped roulettes and fillets, large gilt fleuron in center, ornate ribbed spine, red morocco title-piece, gilt edges (period binding); (2) ff. faux-titre and title, 398 pages. Spotting and rubbing to binding, heavy foxing. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated with 50 vignettes in the text by Tony Johannot, wood-engraved by Porret. "One of the most successful of the Romantic books, and at last beginning to be much sought-after. The cover is extremely rare, most copies having been sold in publisher's cloth boards with labels on the spine. [...] Almost all copies are heavily and evenly scorched, to the point that a copy on ordinary paper is sometimes sold as chamois paper" (Clouzot). Pleasant copy preserved in a decorated contemporary binding, RARE CONDITION. ¶ Clouzot, 226 - Brivois, 306.

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