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COLLECTIF) (CHARLES FURNE AND HENRI TOURNIER (ED.), ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FABRE, ETC.)
La vie à la campagne. Chasse, pêches, courses, haras. Nouvelles, beaux-arts. Agriculture, acclimatation, amélioration des races, bains de mer, eaux thermales gymnastique, escrime, etc. etc. (Revue d'avril 1861 - avril 1869) 17 vols. (complete periodical, including vol. 14 "L'Exposition Universelle").
Paris, Charles Furne, later on Au Bureau de la Vie à la Campagne, (1861-1869). 17 vols. Large 8vo (27x19,5 cm). Uniformly bound in contemporary green half-calf, spines gilt in compartments (only small tear in first hinge vol. 3); covers marbled paper (a bit rubbed). Each vol. between 388 and 524 pages, except for vol. 14: L'Exposition universelle de 1867, publiée sous la dir. de M. E. de la Broue. 208 pp. Illustrated. - All the volumes profusely illustrated with engraved illustrations and plates: we mention our plates and between parentheses the number of plates after Thiébaud: Vol.1: 12 (12), Vol.2: 10 (12). Vol.3: 3 (12), Vol.4: 12 (12), Vol.5: 10 (13), Vol.6: 8 (12), Vol. 7: 11 (12), Vol.8: 11 (12), Vol.9: 20 (19), Vol. 10: 10 (11), Vol.11: 4 (6), Vol. 12: 12 (11), Vol.13: 8 (7), Vol.14: 11 (11), Vol.15: 8 (6), Vol.16: 7 (6) and vol. 17: 6 (6). Together 163 plates: 125 steelengravings (5 nicely coloured by hand), 2 photogravures, 2 original photographs pasted in, and 35 lithographs (6 colour-lithographs). The plates i.a. depicting landscapes (10), dogs (17), horses (10), hunting-scenes (46), mode (7), different animals (15 and 5 coloured by hand: fishes, ducks, deers), etc. (a few plates seriously browned, some with brown spots, but for the greater part reasonably clean). The 2 original photographs by Varroquier pasted in in vol. 14 "L'Exposition". - Contributions by Gustave Aimard, Paul Dhormoys, Alexandre Dumas, Fabre, E. Houel, George de Lucenay, etc. etc. - Browned in places and a small number of leaves with brown spots, mainly in the last volumes. - On the whole acc … [Click Below for Full Description]
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