HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF MOLIERE’S DRAMATIC WORKS
MOLIERE. The Dramatic Works. Rendered into English by Henri Van Laun. Philadelphia: Gebbie & Barrie, 1878. Three volumes. Octavo, 20th-century three-quarter dark blue straight-grained morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1200.
“New Edition” of Molière’s works in three volumes, handsomely bound by Asprey, richly illustrated with 19 steel-engraved plates, including tissue-guarded frontispiece illustrations in each volume.
With a prefatory memoir, introductory notices, and notes, all by translator Henri Van Laun.