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ROMANTIC BOX. Malo (Charles). The Capitals of...

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ROMANTIC BOX. Malo (Charles). The Capitals of Europe. Picturesque walks. P., Marcilly, s. d. (1829). 8 vol. in-18, variously colored paper boards, cold dec. and title in center of first board, wine-red paper box with cold ornament and engraved and colored vignette in center, pink inner paper (publisher's cart.). Each of these small volumes is illustrated with a charming engraved and period-colored view of the capitals described: Berlin, Constantinople, Madrid, Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, Vienna, London. This attractive, well-presented book, characteristic of the best productions of the Romantic period, is a veritable diorama that transports the reader from one country to another. A CHARMING ROMANTIC TRINKET OF EXCEPTIONAL FRESHNESS.

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