A set of six volumes of classic literature, in French, dated 1867 - 1871.
Over 150 years old these books are very rare and collectible, they are hardcover editions with wonderful, marbleized, covers. Each one is stunning in its own right and together they make an incredible impact.
The patina is outstanding, they are "aged to perfection" and will give you an instant "old library" effect.
The titles are:
"Alix" Tomes I et II. and "Le Chemin et le But, suivi de une saison au bord de la mer " by Mlle. Zénaïde Fleuriot. (1869 editions.)
Mlle. Zénaïde Fleuriot. (1869 editions.) Zénaïde-Marie-Anne Fleuriot (28 October 1829 – 19 December 1890), was a French novelist. She wrote eighty three novels, all aimed at young women.
"Les Béatitudes ou la Science du Bonheur" (1869 edition.) and "Anne-Marie" (1867 edition.) and "Denise" (1871 edition.) by Madame Bourdon. Mathilde Lippens, known as Froment then Bourdon was born in Ghent in 1817 and died in Bailleul in 1888. A Belgian writer, she wrote under many Pseudonymes; Mathilde Tarweld, Éveline Ribecourt, Éveline Ribecour, M. F., Mme Bourdon & Mme Froment. A prolific writer, Mathilde Bourdon wrote mainly on the subjects of religious education and worldly edification; moral novels for the family.
If you choose to stand them up (like a normal library shelf) then you need a space 14cms/ 5½" high x 18cms/ 7" long and 12cms/ 4¾" deep.
They weigh 2.1kgs/ 4.6 lbs altogether.
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