A la mémoire du baron James Mayer de Rothschild, président du conseil d'administraton du Chemin de fer du Nord

Lille: Imprimerie de L. Danel, 1868. Limited to 25 copies. 3/4/ black leather with 6 raised bands and gilt title second compartment. Purple silk endpapers and pastedowns. T.e.g. Title-page with large gilt-decorated emblem device above imprint. 3 preliminary leaves, 7-97, [2] pages mounted portrait. Good overall, the silk endpaper has lifted from the corner, Item #173873

Preliminary states "Recueil des Discours Pronounces sur la Tombe du Baron James De Rothschild et des principaux articles de journaux publiées à l'occasion de sa mort et de ses funéreailles, Ce Recuei, tire vingt-cinq exemplaires est offert A Madame La Baronne James De Rothschild et a sa famille par le personnel du Chemin de fer du Nord." Includes funeral sermons and obituaries published in Le Temps, Journal des debats, L'Epoque and other perodicals. The photograph shows the Baron as he appeared in 1864. Worthy of restoration and exceedingly scarce. Worldcat locates 4 copies, including 1 in the United States.

OCLC: 733290435

Price: $7,500.00 save 10% $6,750.00

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