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Les Fleurs Animees, Vol 2, 1847

This is a Les Fleurs Animees, vol 2. It is dated 1847. It is a part of the department.

It is believed that Emile Gallé used Les Fleurs Animées to learn how
to read. Along with Gallé, renowned illustrator and cartoonist J. J.
Grandville was born in Nancy, but he later established himself in Paris.
In these two volumes, Grandville draws fashionable French ladies as
beautiful, wilting wildflowers or threatening poisonous herbs

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, NC248 .G7F6 1847.

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Its dimensions are

H x W (book open): 27 × 36 cm (10 5/8 × 14 3/16 in.)

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