Bound & Illustrated FRENCH Edition
by Mme. Bachellery”
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Les souffrances du jeune Werther. Tr. by Mme. Bachellery. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1886. 8vo.
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From the Librairie des Bibliophiles: Edition limited to 220, this
one of 10 on papier du Japon. Illustrated with "eaux fortes" by Lalauze.
Bound by Lortic Frères in red morocco with filigree gilt tooling on covers and in spine compartments; a gilt rose also in each spine compartment.
Blue morocco doublures, turquoise watered silk endpapers, and marbled fly-leaves; very wide turn-ins with gilt dentelles. Imperceptibly rebacked with the original spine retained. All edges gilt over marbling. In crimson morocco-edged slipcase.
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