Portraits of Remarkable Characters, from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time.: Delpech, ... Portraits of Remarkable Characters, from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time.: Delpech, ...

Portraits of Remarkable Characters, from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time.

Delpech, Francois-Seraphin

Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A made up (assembled) book, published circa.1805. Three quarters leather binding with marbled boards. Boards and corner rubbed and some other wear to the outside cover, but joints strong and no chipping to the leather spine. Gilded edges to pages. Printed title page; 103 French portrait lithographs bound together, of people who lived from the 1400s through early 1800s; 20 page holograph listing of subjects. The following individuals are presented in lithograph portraits - J. Juste Scaliger; Luther; Henry d'Albret; Jeanne d'Albret; Charles IX; Gabrielle Destree; Marie Couchet; Marie de Medicis; Le Duc d'Epernon; M. Mole; Malherbe; Vincent de Paul; M. de la Valliere; Louis XIV; Dauphin Louis; Mme. der Maintenon; Ninon de Lanclos; L. Corneille; Thas. Corneille; Per. Lot. Crebillon; Moliere; De La Fontaine; La Bruyere; Mme de Sevigne; La Cine. de Grignan; Racine; B. Pascal; Bossuel; Mignard; Boileau Despreaux; Rollin; J.B. Rousseau; Voltaire; Marie Lecrinska; Mme. Dubary; Mme. de Pompadour; Mme. Victoire; Montesquieu; Mie Therese d'Autriche; Buffon; Joseph Vernet; J.J. Rousseau; de l'Epee; Laharpe; Gluck; Lavater; Louis XVI; Marie Antoinette; Mme. Elisabeth; Louis Cles. Dauphin; Mme. la Pesse de Lamballe; Mme. de Genlis; Charles Bonaparte; Zetiria Bonaparte; Napoleon; Josephine; Marie Louise; Fesch; Joseph Bonaparte; Lucien Bonaparte; Louis Bonaparte; Hortenze; Jerome Napoleon; Elisu; La P. Borghise; P. Murat; La Due de Reichstadt; Corvisart; Dubois; Cuvier; Mme. Campan; Mme. de Stael; Bernardin de St. Pierre; F. Guillaume III; Alexander I (Russia); Pie VII; Dupuytren; Georges Cadoudal; Denon; Las Cases; Duc d'Enghien; Daru; Louis XVIII; Duc de Berry; G.A.R. Mamame, Duchesse de Berri; Charles X; Mgr. Le Douphin; S.A.R. Mgr le Duc de Bordeauex; Benjamin Constant; Louis Philippe I; Marie Ameliel; S.A. R. Madame Adelaide; Louise Marie d'Orleans; Helene, Duchesse d'Orleans; Gros; Silvestre de Saey; L's de Guelen; Fontaine; Roux; La belle Feronniere; Lamartine; Drago. Most of the engravings are by F. Delpech. Minor to moderate foxing throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 12569

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Title: Portraits of Remarkable Characters, from the...

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Delpech, F.

Book Condition:Very Good

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