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Les Français peints par eux-mêmes :
encyclopédie morale du dix-neuvième siècle.

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Language(s): French
Published: Paris : L. Curmer, 1840-42.
Subjects: Costume > Costume / France
Paris (France) > Paris (France) / Social life and customs.
France > France / Social life and customs.
Note: Added title-pages, illustrated.
For detailed bibliographical description, various issues of certain plates, etc., see Vicaire, Manuel de l'amateur de livres du xixe siècle, t.3, 1897, col. 793-804.
The ninth volume, issued free to subscribers, and frequently wanting in sets, has title: Le Prisme; encyclopédia morale du dix-neuvième siècle. It is included in the index at the end of the 5th. volume.
The first 5 vols. deal with general types. The next 3 [6-8] contain provincial and colonial types and have title: Les Français peints par eux-mêmes; encyclopédie morale du dix-neuvième siècle. Province.
Illustrations (408 plates, 1,000 illustrations, in the text) by Gavarni, Grandville, Johannot, Meissonnier, and others.
Text by Achard, Balzac, Janin, Karr, Nodier, Soulié, and many others.
Originally issued in parts (fascicules) 1839-42. Vol. 3 has t.-p. without the subtitle, as originally printed for the first 3 vols.
Physical Description: 9 v. : ill. (some col.), plates, port., col. map ; 27 cm.
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