"[botanique Binding] Album Of Delicates Original Drawings. 1872."
[MOREAU (Marie, wife Henri MEDEAN] [A book of original drawings, mainly relating to botany] An in-4 format (303 x 238 mm) with 22 original drawings. Lavallière, black and lean fillets in black framing the dishes, angular florets in black, golden monogram worn in the center of the first dish, back with nerves adorned with greasy fillets in black, framing boxes in black dots, golden nets, black and gold, golden title, cold lace on the cups, all golden slices, golden inner lace Precious album - luxuriously connected - opening on a page of calligraphy title dated 1872 and containing 22 delicate original drawings. (17 in color), 3 represent landscapes at the lead mine (one with highlights of chalk), the last one, a feline study, all finely and elegantly executed on strong paper, with filigra of Canson d'Annonay.-Slight rubbings affecting the marbled paper of the dishes. A few pieces of title insolated. Beautiful internal condition, however, does not exclude some clear rednesses (of which very few sheets are more filled), leaflets sometimes slightly browned, small tasks or clear aureoles in the margin of the text. Print error affecting the last 6 of one of the volumes, remaining blank. Boards overall well preserved. Except for some of them the presence of rednesses (very rarely pronounced). Notwithstanding, together in fine condition. Very slight alterations affecting the binding. A few rare rednesses. Notwithstanding, together in very good condition.