FRIQUETE. From The Works of Charles Paul De Kock.
Boston, London, Paris: The Frederick J. Quinby Company, (1904).
No. 5 of 100 copies (of the set). St. Martin Edition. (xii), 280p. Translated by Edith Mary Norris. Illustrated by Louis Meynell with original etchings, photogravures after drawings, an aquarelle after a drawing, &c. With hand-colored head- and tail-pieces and elaborate hand-colored pictorial initials. Bound by the Harcourt Bindery in full blue crushed morocco, the covers with five floral ornaments each, the petals onlaid in three colors, a similar flower on the spine, t.e.g., floral gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. Spine a bit darker than covers, shallow chip with minor damage at crown, all else fine. Item #22884
Single volumes from the sets are frequently encountered, this volume from the set of the most elaborate bindings.