Histoire D'Un Paysan; L'An I de la Republique 1793, Erckmann-Chatrian, 1869
Histoire D'Un Paysan; L'An I de la Republique 1793, par Erckmann-Chatrian (the joint pen name of co-authors Emile Erckmann, 1822-99 and Alexandre Chatrian, 1826-90, who co-authored nearly all their works). 3rd part of the Histoire D'Un Paysan historical 4 novel series.
Published by Bibliotheque D'Education et de Recreation, J. Hetzel et Cie, Paris. 1869. 2nd edition. Bound by Maclehose of Glasgow.
A very good attractive hardback with calf leather spine and corners, with raised bands and gilt decoration. Spine darkened with some wear along vertical edges of spine. Boards with very minor rubbing. Some cracking to inner joint endpaper. Binding completely sound.
Text is nice and bright throughout with some age spotting to the endpapers, and occasional age spotting to text. A handsome volume in an unusually good binding for this title.
Dimensions: Each volume 180mm high x 119mm wide x 25mm deep.
Unpacked weight approximately 508g.