J. Dumont: Limoges, 1881. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-4829
Frontis; extra color dec title page, 4.5 x 3", gilt-lettered leather with beveled edges; aeg, with silver-colored clasps, covers a bit rubbed, extremities a bit worn, outer hinges starting, contents very nice. ONCE THE PROPERTY OF MRS. FRANCIS FREDERICK PALMS II (either Celimene- who died in 1888- or Marie- who died in 1934) WITH HER NAME ("Mrs. F.F. Palms") IN GILT ON FRONT COVER. Purchased from the estate of a descendent. F.F. Palms II was the son of the great Francis Palms, once one of the richest men in the world, who owned vast tracts of land in Michigan and made his fortunes off timer, copper and coal, as well as businesses in Detroit (including the Michigan Stove Company).