1840 LES TRAGÉDIES D'ESCHYLE (Tragedies of Aeschylus) w/ 31 ENGRAVED PLATES after Drawings by J. FLAXMAN - Association Copy
LES TRAGÉDIES D'ESCHYLE. GRAVÉES par Reveil d'Après les Compositions de J. FLAXMAN. (THE TRAGEDIES OF AESCHYLUS. Engraved by Reveil after the Drawings of J. FLAXMAN.)
PARIS: chez AUDOT, Libraire, et chez SUSSE. Printed by Imprimerie F. Chardon Aîné, Paris. Undated, circa (1840).
Copy of Mons Anderson of La Crosse, Wisconsin, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. This was book number 1102 in his personal library. Mons Anderson was a famous and wealthy resident of La Crosse. His house is in the National Register and is known as the Mons Anderson Mansion.
Hardcovers, leather spine and corners, 6.5x9.5 oblong, marbled endpapers. Contains 31 Plates.
Fair Condition: The covers are worn at the edges and corners, the bottom 1 inch of the spine covering is lacking, otherwise the covers are doing their job well; internally, there is foxing throughout but the illustrations are bright and clear. A presentable copy of this scarce work.