STAAL, G. Item #84436
GENLIS, Madame de. LES VEILLEES DU CHATEAU OU COURS DE MORALE A L'USAGE DES ENFANTS. Illustrated with engravings after G. Staal. Paris: Garnier Freres [n.d. ca. 1859]. New edition. 516 pp. + 10 b/w plates, and b/w illustrations in the text. 8vo., quarter gilt morocco, raised bands, a.e.g., red pebbled cloth boards stamped in gilt and blind. Initials "C. L." (custom binding?) stamped in gilt on front board. Light soil and bowing to boards. Moire endpapers. Affixed to front pastedown is a note on personal stationery from a Mimi Lyman to a friend or family member, passing the book down. Ink ownership of the previous owner to recto of frontispiece. Frontispiece, tissue guard and title page foxed. Moderate to light foxing in the text margins and plates.