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Mansion, L[eon Larue].
Lettres sur la Miniature, par Mansion, eleve d'Isabey.

Paris Chez Louis Janet, Libraire: 1823.

Originally published in London by Ackermann in the same year. The folding frontispiece is an attractive, hand-tinted palette of 12 colors for flesh tones and shadows.

Softcover. 4.5"x7", 244 pages, folding hand-colored frontispiece. Publisher's original printed paper covers, covers with some slight chipping, a little toning and spotting throughout, page tips and fore-edge a bit browned, spine paper chipped and cracked. Still, an attractive copy in the publisher's original paper covers.

Inventory #: 31377
Price: $ 275.00      

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