(MINIATURE BOOKS). ~ Bibliothèque in miniature [spine title]. Paris: [Didot frères] chez Marcilly, [c. 1835].
6 vols (70 × 46 mm), each pp. 24 with one engraved plate. Printed pink wrappers (one very lightly faded). Original olive green calf backed slipcase, decoratively gilt, with original ribbon. A lovely set.
A delightful miniature library in its original publisher’s box, comprising: 1. Berquine, Variétés; 2. Démoustier, Mythologie; 3. Florian, Mélanges; 4. La Fontaine, Fables; 5. Millevoye; 6. Poésies, Voltaire. The set was issued in various forms, sometime with wrappers of green and pink and sometimes in a variant box. Bondy, p. 75; Gumuchian, 4062; Welsh, Miniature books, 1250