Lot n° 124
400 - 500
CAMPAN. Mémoires de Madame Campan, sur la vie privée de Marie-Antoinette. A Paris, L. Carteret, 1910
CAMPAN. Memoirs of Madame Campan, on the private life of Marie-Antoinette. In Paris, L. Carteret, 1910. 2 vol. in-8,  f., 291 p.,  f. blank +  f., 286 p.,  f., bound in red morocco, spine with 5 raised bands decorated with gilt stippling, title, tomaison, place and date gilt, finely decorated boards, boards bordered with a composition of roulettes, fillet, and angular fleurons, all gilt, double gilt fillet at the edges, counter-papers bordered with morocco decorated with a gilt Greek roulette and angular fleurons, lined with midnight blue moiré satin, double-guard of marbled paper, edges gilt, covers and spines preserved, matching cases. and spine, matching slipcases, [Noulhac], (ordinary rubbing to the slipcases).
Edition illustrated with sixty-three compositions by Ad. Lalauze engraved with burin and etching by Leon Boisson. One of the 100 copies of the first edition on japon and vélin du Marais, this one n°21 on japon, with the engravings in 3 states.
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