Pau ... Paris: Auguste Bassy ... E. Challiot, .
Large octravo. Half dark brown morocco with light brown textured cloth boards, raised bands on spine in gilt-ruled compartments, titling gilt, marbled endpapers, marbled edges.1f. (recto blank, verso lithographic frontispiece of 3 gentlemen), 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto dedication, verso blank), [vii]-xxiv (introduction), xl (music), 152 pp.
Binding somewhat worn, rubbed, bumped, and stained; head and tail of spine frayed. Slightly browned; occasional minor foxing, a bit heavier to final 4 leaves.
First Edition. Scarce. An unusual imprint.
These songs, printed in the Béarnaise dialect and accompanied by French translations, originate in the Pyrenees mountains of southwestern France.
Price: $125.00 other currencies