OEUVRES DE BRANTOME. VIES DES DAMES GALANTES.
Paris: Adolpha Delahays, 1857.
Nouvelle Edition. Small 8vo. xx [ii], 498p. With a FORE-EDGE PAINTING of St. Malo by Stephen St. Clair Smallwood. Signed by Smallwood "Fore-edge painting by Stephen StC. Smallwood, Market Rasen, IX/MMIV. St. Malo." He also indicates a catalogue number on the front flyleaf. Bound in full tan calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with brown title label gilt and with gilt panel ornaments, the covers with triple gilt fillets and a rolled decorative border of flowers in blind. Fine. Item #19875
For information on Smallwood, see Weber. Annotated Dictionary of Fore-Edge Paintings... pp 235-237.
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