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    Posted 2 years ago

    jscott0363
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    Hello everyone!!
    Here are both volumes 1 and 2 of Public And Private Life Of Animals by P-J Stahl and illustrated by J.J. Grandville. These are original French editions and in very nice condition. They're leather bound and dated 1842, but I'm in doubt that these are actually from 1842. Perhaps there are book collectors here on CW that can shed some light on the actual date of these.

    J.J Grandville's illustrations of anthropomorphic animals are truly amazing. These books are filled with his incredible illustrations. I've wanted these books for years and my wife and sons gifted me with these on Christmas day. I have the English version in pdf form, but I'm truly grateful to own a set of these wonderful French books. I may post more of J.J. Grandville's illustrations from these wonderful books.

    Thank you all for stopping in for a look and Happy 2019 to you all!!

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      These books are fabulous, what beautiful animal illustrations & elegant leather binding, such a great holiday gift for you Scott, enjoy! Have a wonderful happy New Year and your family as well, much joy in 2019
      - love Jenni
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      Beautiful books! I’m a sucker for old books! Happy New Year!
    3. SpiritBear, 2 years ago
      I see no reason to believe them not 1840s. Boards are right. Paper's right (using a cotton-blend). Printing and engraving looks right. Spines may(?) have been redone professionally but look fine too.
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Jenni,
      Thanks very much!! A VERY Happy New Year to you and yours!
    5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks Mrstyndall!! I too am a bibliophile!! Happy New Year to you as well!
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      SpiritBear,
      Thanks very much for the input. I was a bit curious if the bindings had been replaced. The pages are all very clean and the books have been well taken care of. Happy New Year to you my friend!!
    7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank very much to you all for the loves, comments and for stopping by!!
      yougottahavestuff
      Jenni
      hunterglee
      Mrstyndall
      Thomas
      iggy
      Brian
      Kevin
      SpiritBear
      and
      Michael
      And a VERY Happy New Year to you all!!!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Those books and illustrations are wonderful!
      What a gift :-D

      HAPPY NEW YEAR, SCOTT!
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank you Kyra!! I do love these books very much! Happy New Year to you as well!
    10. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank you all for the loves and for stopping by!!
      Rob
      SEAN
      Elisabethan
      and
      Kyra
      And Happy New Year to you all!!!
    11. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      truthordare
      and
      Phil
      Thank you both very much for the loves and for stopping by!!
    12. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 2 years ago
      Vert nice Scott...hope you enjoyed the holidays ...'-)
    13. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks Gary!! We had a wonderful holiday. Just sorry it passed so quickly.
    14. MyCountry MyCountry, 2 years ago
      a little reading time for you,,, '-) wonderful books, love all the 200 wood hand carved illustrations...

      http://www.marelibri.com/t/main/3305353-grandville/books/AUTHOR_AZ/700?l=fr
    15. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thank MyCountry!! Grandville produced some very exquisite illustrations during his lifetime.
    16. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Thanks ho2cultcha for the love and for stopping in.
    17. MyCountry MyCountry, 2 years ago
      LOL Just think what he could of came up with if he had a computer with photo shop...
      Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard, known by the pseudonym of J. J. Grandville. Illustrator, printmaker, painter, draughstman and caricaturist. Born in Nancy, he moved to Paris in 1825. He published different series of satires (pen lithographs to be hand-coloured) such as 'Les Métamorphoses du jour' and the 'Voyage pour l'éternité'. From 1830 until 1835 he became one ofthe main contributors to 'La Caricature' and 'Le Charivari'. As Charles Philipon, he satirized the governement of Louis-Philippe. The lithographs for 'La Caricature' were executed in crayon and not in pen and are close to the works of Traviès and Daumier. Not all lithographs by Grandville were executed by him: printers working for Philipon such as Eugène Forest transferred the designs to the stone.
      From 1836 he moved from lithography to wood-engraving, for which he produced numerous designs for publishers until his death.
    18. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Yes, I can only imagine what he could've done with photo shop:)) Thanks for the wonderful information you've provided. So awesome!!
    19. MyCountry MyCountry, 2 years ago
      https://books.google.com/books?vid=HARVARD:HW3D97&printsec=titlepage#v=onepage&q&f=false
      '-))
    20. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      MyCountry,
      Thanks very much for the link. I have the English .pdf version of this book downloaded to my computer. But, I hadn't seen this link until now.
    21. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 years ago
      fab my jolly good friend scott
      all the very best malkey
      1412
    22. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Hi MALKEY!!
      Thanks my friend. Hope you're doing well.
    23. kwqd kwqd, 3 months ago
      About 30 years ago I was unemployed and in dire straits, so close to starving and being homeless, that I actually got to the point where I had to sell my most beloved books to buy food after I had sold everything else of value that I had. I took them to a bookstore on 15th Ave on Capitol Hill in Seattle where Frank Herbert used to speak and do readings when he was in town, but I can't remember the name of it. The owner said he wasn't buying any books but said he would take a look at what I had, anyway, and then his eyes got big when he saw them. He said that they were books the store should really have and he bought every one of them. I still mourn their loss. I did keep back one book which I was able to hold on to and I may post it later.
    24. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 months ago
      So sorry to hear that you had to sell your book collection due to tough times. Even today, so many folks are experiencing this during the COVID pandemic. My family and I have been very blessed during this pandemic. I can't stand knowing that folks are going hungry all around us. We donate money to our local food bank, but some folks are still a bit too proud to go to the food bank for help.
    25. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 month ago
      Don’t ask me how I missed this post!!
      I would love to see more illustrations from these incredible books.
      And Kevin, I know how you feel..many years ago Frank, ( my late husband) was laid off, and I had to sell some jewelry to pay for the orthodontist. My Daughter’s teeth were more important. I believe we have all been in dire straits at some point in our lives....
    26. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 month ago
      Thanks VERY much Eileen!! J.J. Grandville's illustrations are simply incredible, to say the least. He was very well known for his unique and magnificent anthropomorphic illustrations.

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