ADAM (Victor). Recreational Alphabet and... - Lot 99 - Ader

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ADAM (Victor). Recreational Alphabet and... - Lot 99 - Ader
ADAM (Victor). Recreational Alphabet and Numbers. By Victor Adam. At Aumont. Rue J.-J. Rousseau, n° 10. Tessari et Cie. Cloister N. Dame, n° 4. Paris. [About 1834]. Lith. Formentin et Cie. In-folio (36,6 x 28 cm). (10) engraved plates, pink paper covers preserved, the first one illustrated, a mother with an alphabet book on her lap, a young child facing her : midnight blue chagrined cloth, red morocco title-piece on the spine. (Later binding) Ten engraved plates signed Victor Adam (1801-1867). Four letters per page (including the W) separated by a double fillet. The printing initial is an integral part of the engraving, with the illustrated occurrences relating to it. Afterwards, the same pattern is repeated for the numbers from one to twelve. Each sheet is signed by the artist. The reverse of the last pink cover lists the solutions of the illustrations. Pink paper covers well preserved, foxing on the boards, missing at the foot of the spine of the binding. Provenance: L. H. Dorrenboom, with his bookplate.
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