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Hoffmann. - Fantastic tales. New translation... - Lot 173 - Crait + Müller
Hoffmann. - Fantastic tales. New translation preceded by intimate memories of the author's life by P. Christian. Paris, Lavigne, 1843. In-8, half brown bradel morocco with corners, underlined by a gilt fillet. Spine decorated with a mosaic pattern with two glowing flowers and two laughing skulls. Author, title and head gilt, covers preserved, illustrated with vignettes - XIX, 522 pp. Illustrated with 10 plates h-t and in-t by Gavarni, woodcuts by Brévière and Novion.
Enclosed : Tales of Hoffmann (part of his last works). Translated for the first time by Édouard Degeorge. Lyon, Imprimerie de Boursy fils, 1848. In-4, bound in black half-maroquin with corners, spine gilt, author, title and head, blue covers and spine preserved (binding by Semet et Plumelle) - [2 ff.], 143 pp. Enriched with a portrait of the author by H. Dupont engraved by L. Pelée and mounted on Chine. Small edition (100 copies ?). A large-margined copy in fine condition.
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