Title: Les Petits Montagnards Anee 1822. >>...
Publisher: [Paris. E.Jourdan?]
Publication Date: 1821
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
64 printed pages. 8 full page engraved illustrations. Contemporary ink inscription on front paste down endpaper, dated 1825. A few light pencil marks on rear endpapers. 24 x 35 mm. Contemporary peach silk (slightly worn at edges and with handling marks). Complete with original Palais-Royal, Mother of Pearl & Ormolu, gilt bronze cover, "Souvenir" engraved on front panel. Lined with the same peach silk and together with original bronzed lynch-pin (some very slight tarnishing to ormolu). Provenance: "From Charlotte Campbell to her very affectionate friend Mary Anna Clarke". Possibly Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell, Lady-in-waiting to Caroline of Brunswick, Princess of Wales and daughter of the Duke of Argyll. Almanac preceded by song lyrics. Gumuchian, 4132. Grand-Carteret, 1962, notes same title used in 1794. Joffe, 95. Welsh, 5645. Most French Palais-Royal ormolu mounted mother of pearl survivors are notebooks. Miniature almanacs with these bindings are rare and highly prized. Seller Inventory # 5222