1817 Rare Edition - ELIZABETH; or, The EXILES OF SIBERIA. A Tale, Founded on Facts by Madame Cottin.
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Author: Cottin, Madame.
Title: ELIZABETH; OR, THE EXILES OF SIBERIA. A TALE, FOUNDED ON FACTS from the French of Madame Cottin.
Illustrator: Richard Westall R.A.
Publisher: London, John Sharpe, 1817
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6.5" X 4".
Pages: 184 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full cream morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, some light foxing or staining mainly on the illustrations - as shown, name of previous owner on the second blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with four engravings plus the illustrated title page, based on the designs of the esteemed Richard Westall R.A.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 200)
The book: An attractive and unique example of the classic tale, Elizabeth, or The Exiles of Siberia, translated from the French of Madame Cottin and published by John Sharpe in 1817. It features the exquisite engravings of Richard Westall R.A., enhancing the timeless story with captivating visuals.
The author: Madame Cottin (1770-1807) was a French novelist whose sentimental novels were popular in her day and widely read in English translations.
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