B000LEV9F0 No dust jacket. Scuffed edges. Pages slightly browned from age. Previous owner's name on inside page. clean text tight binding severe shelf wear on cover . Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency in ...
Publisher: M. Walter Dunne
Publication Date: 1901
Book Condition: Good
Book Description M. Walter Dunne, 1901. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. THREE VOLUME SET. M. Walter Dunne, NY & London, 1901. Leather, Saint Dunstan binding, dark brown with ornate gilt white & red decoration. 8 vo. A beautiful set done as a replica of the magnificent binders in France with fleur-de lis and the Duke's crown and arms. Translated by Bayle St. John, with a special introduction by Léon Valleé. Top edges gilt and gilt spine lettering. Green silk end papers. Ribbon markers. Illustrated with photogravures on Japan vellum, autographs, seals, hand painted reproductions of famous paintings, and full page portraits. All bindings are straight and tight. Text blocs are pristine. No ownership marks. Spines are sun faded, corners rubbed through. Vol. 2 has repaired tear on spine and mark where it had been taped. Small chips to head/heel of spines and edges. Overall a very attractive set. A beautiful set done as a replica of the magnificent binders in France with fleur-de lis and the Duke's crown and arms. Translated by Bayle St. John, with a special introduction by Léon Valleé. Memoirs of Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, who was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death. He was one of the most famous and longest reigning monarch's in French history. King Louis led an absolute monarchy during France¿s classical age. He revoked the Edict of Nantes and is known for his aggressive foreign policy. Bookseller Inventory # KO-M09I-WFCP