De Witt, Mme. (Henriette Elizabeth Guiz).
Title SCENES HISTORIQUES.
Binding Hard Cover
Publisher Librairie Hachette et Cie [Paris]. 1877.
Seller ID 91-0370
Deuxieme Serie. 254pp. + Table. Tall 8vo. Red cloth with the cover & spine stunningly decorated with complex, ornate stampings in gilt & black. All edges gilt. 28 engraved plates by A. Marie & Sahib. Period handwriting on front endpaper states 'Institution de Mlles. Charbonnin, 36 East 35th Street, 2 Classe Prise d' Histoire ancienne decerne a Mlle. Laura Shannon, New York, le 14 Juin 1881'. Laura, born May 29, 1868, was the daughter of Georgenia & Thomas Walden Shannon, a wealthy New York private investor. Large puckered (but not discolored) area on the back cover, spine extremes a little worn, some scattered foxing on leaves o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. See PHOTO.
French Lit Institution De Mlles Charbonnin