A MONUMENTAL WORK OF OUTSTANDING BEAUTY FROM THE LIBRARY OF GEORGE SAND

Théorie des ressemblances, ou essai philosophique sur les moyens de déterminer les dispositions physiques et morales dès animaux, d’aprè s les analogies de formes, de robes et de couleurs.

Paris: Treuttel, Wurtz, Delauna, and Fournier; J. Claye, 1831; 1836; 1844; 1858. Four volumes. Folio (Volumes 1-3, 300 x 227; Volume IV, 345 x 263). FIRST EDITIONS. Complete with all half-titles and 54 hand-colored plates. Contemporary full-pebbled morocco, first 3 volumes rich gilt with floral patterns, adorned with various gilt animals and scallops, and the initials G.S., spine with raised bands, title in gilt on spine, rich gilt inner dentelles; Volume IV in near identical binding but boards with double gilt border. From the library of George Sand with her maxim, “Patience et persevèrance” on the boards. Item #18462

Price: $32,000.00

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