1835. Item #64740
ACADEMIE FRANCAISE. DICTIONNAIRE DE L'ACADEMIE FRANCAISE. Sixieme edition. Publiee en 1835. Paris: Imprimeries et librairie de firmin Didot Freres, imprimeurs de l'Institut de France. 1835. Sixth edition. Engraved title-pages. Two 4to. volumes: xxxiv,911; 961 pp. Contemporary binding of full mottled calf, dark brown lettering pieces and gilt decoration at spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Early ink ownership and a personal stamp (of Dr. J. P. Hiester) near the top-edge of both title-pages. Title-pages show moderate foxing; but the text leaves are mostly clean, showing only occasional, light foxing in margins. Bindings are very edgeworn and scuffed at surfaces, with shallow loss at heel and crown; joints are tender, with one starting. This is a nicely printed edition, in very good condition.