1825 Rare miniature Edition - ELIZABETH; or, The EXILES OF SIBERIA. A Tale, Founded on Facts by Madame Cottin.
Author: Cottin, Madame.
Title: ELIZABETH; OR, THE EXILES OF SIBERIA. A TALE, FOUNDED ON FACTS from the French of Madame Cottin.
Publisher: London, Jones & Company, 1825. Jones's University Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: Miniature book, measuring 3.5" X 2.25".
Pages: 142 pages.
Binding: Attractive and Very good gilt-ruled full calf binding with decorative gilt pattern to spine (hinges fine, minor wear and scuffing - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, name of a previous owner on the second blank page - as shown, rare light foxing or staining- as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice frontispiece and the extra-illustrated title-page.
The book: A rare and very good early 19th-century miniature edition of ELIZABETH: OR, THE EXILES OF SIBERIA, a gripping tale founded on true events, presented in Jones's University Edition. This compact miniature volume, beautifully bound in full calf with decorative gilt to the spine, is an appealing addition to any library or collection of miniaturized literature.
The author: Madame Cottin (1770 – 1807) was a French writer whose novels were very popular in the 19th century and were noted for their extravagantly emotional plot and their empathetic portrayal of women.
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