Title: Falaise : The Town of the Conqueror
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company, Boston
Publication Date: 1900
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Cloth. Fine bright copy. Illustrations. Page tops are gilt. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Ink notation front end paper. From the Preface: "For several centuries, in Falaise, feudalism and chivalry, English and French arms, Catholicism and Protestantism each in turn struggled for that supremacy which was to make or mar human progress. From the days when Romans made of Normandy a delightful Roman province to the reign of the Great Napoleon, there has been no century in which Falaise has not contributed a brilliant or important chapter to French history". Contents include: Chateaux and Church Spires; The Caen Plains; On the Road to Caen and Tours; Horse-Trading; Women Vendors; The Story of Arlette; The Young Duke William at Falaise; The Chateau De Falaise; Falaise of our own Time; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 3443
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