Syllabary Grotesques [sic] French and English. Series... - Lot 92 - Ader

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Syllabary Grotesques [sic] French and English. Series... - Lot 92 - Ader
Syllabary Grotesques [sic] French and English. Series N° 5. D. Marchand. Ed. R. de Saintonge 64. Paris. [About 1845]. Lith. Vayron. R. Galande 51. Paris. In-16 (9,5 x 12,8 cm). (23) ff., lithographed and colored on the front: lithographed and colored paper covers, title surmounted by the number 7 in an ornate frame, on the first, letter Z, on the second. Alphabet with twenty-four fine lithographs colored with stencil and printed on a beautiful paper. Work mainly dedicated to the trades, drawings of the character close to the caricature, in a realistic setting. Initial at the head framed with the French name and translated into English, both separated in syllables. X, Y on the same plate, no W. Innkeeper, Barber, Hunter [translated by Sportsman], Doctor, Writer, etc. Only four copies referenced in American libraries. Well preserved in its fragile paper covers. Small loss at the foot of the spine.
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