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Considérations Sur Les Bêtes à Laine Au Milieu De Xixe Siècle, Et Notice Sur La Race De La Charmoise
by Rosa Bonheur

Available at Sylvan Cole Gallery

1851

Prints

Lithograph

Edition Size: unknown, but very small

Image Size: 10.375 x 6.5 inches

Sheet Size: 10.375 x 6.5 inches

Unsigned

Condition: Pristine

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Malingié-Nouel, Edouard.

Considérations sur les bêtes à laine au milieu de XIXe siècle, et notice sur la race de la charmoise.

Paris: printed by Firmin Didot for Dusacq, 1851.

First and only edition of this rare study of wool-bearing animals, especially the charmoise sheep, a breed developed by the author.

79 pp plus four full-page lithographed plates, three of which are CHARMING DEPICTIONS OF SHEEP, ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY SOULANGE-TESSIER AFTER ROSA BONHEUR, the most celebrated female painter of the 19th century.

4to. Attractively bound in 19th-century quarter morocco and decorated boards. Some spotting of text pages caused by impurities in paper. The lithographs, on far superior paper, are fine and bright.

Rare.

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