Lot n° 9
800 - 900
DORÉ (Gustave). LAFON (Mary)
The Adventures of the Knight Jaufre and the Belle Brunissende.
Translated by Mary Lafon. Illustrated with 20 beautiful engravings drawn by G. Doré. Paris. New bookshop. 1856. Grand in-8. Black percaline, gilded and polychrome plate with medieval decoration representing a knight bent in front of a victorious rider, smooth back decorated in the same way, gilded tr. (Cartonnage de l'éditeur). First edition of the twenty woods out of text, printed on strong paper, after Gustave Doré.
Superb copy in its first romantic decorated cardboard box.
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