4. IMPERIAL ALMANACH, for the year M. DCCC.... - Lot 4 - Osenat

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4. IMPERIAL ALMANACH, for the year M. DCCC.... - Lot 4 - Osenat
4. IMPERIAL ALMANACH, for the year M. DCCC. IX. At Paris, Testu, 1809. Fort in-8, 900 pp. numbered 1 to 426, 426bis, 426ter, and 427 to 898, printed epistle of the Minister Secretary of State Hugues-Bernard Maret to the publisher concerning the present publication pasted on the title page. - Bound in olive morocco, smooth spine decorated with gilt motifs including stars and a crowned imperial eagle, gilt friezes framing the boards with gilt coat of arms in the centre, gilt pearl fillet on the edges, inner gilt roulette, linings and endpapers of marbled paper with old rose glue, gilt edges , missing leaf Y8 (pp. A fine copy in leather with the arms of the first emperor (OHR, pl. 2652, iron n° 14 in small format), the spine very slightly faded, a few defects in the lining and endpapers (period binding). Provenance: Jean-Baptiste Chavin (handwritten bookplate on the title).
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