Scenes de la Vie Privee et Publique des Animaux. J. J. Grandville, illustrations., Balzac, Baudet, Bernard, Janin.

Scenes de la Vie Privee et Publique des Animaux.

Paris: J. Hetzel et Paulin, 1842. First edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes, contemporary full dark green morocco with richly gilt spines, morocco lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, all eges gilt; [8], 386, [6] pp. and [96] leaves of plates; [4], 390, [6] pp. and [108] leaves of plates, profusely. Minor rubbing or scuffing to edges, scattered light foxing, but a very clean and tight copy, near fine. Very good. Item #21422

Originally published in 99 parts, this is the first book edition. Ray, The French Illustrated Book 194.

Price: $850.00