New York: A. C. Armstrong and Son, 1891.
Hardcover. 7 5/8" X 5 3/8". xxvii, 396pp. Light brown cloth over boards, with upper board and spine beautifully letttered in bright gilt, with floral embellishment stamped in kind to spine. Mild edgewear to binding, with small tears to cloth at head and tail of spine, rubbing to corners, and light surface wear. Hinges a touch tender; binding remains quite firm and sound. Light age-toning to lovely vine patterned endpapers. Small tear to corner of pages 49 and 50. Pages are very gently age-toned, else clean and unmarked. A thoroughly lovely late 19th Century copy of Madame de Stael's Corinne; Or, Italy, which gave the world the famous line, "Tout comprendre rend très-indulgent," or "To know all is to forgive all." Very good. Item #3429