Old ink note on flyleaf: "par Don Armand Francois Gervaise, Successor de l'abbe'de Rance a la Trappe." This alternative, monastic version of the story was best exemplified by the former Trappist monk Francois Armand Gervaise's meticulously documented, two-volume work, dedicated to the Abbess of the Paraclete. (From--Medievalist Enlightenment: From Charles Perrault to Jean-Jacques Rousseau). Tome Premier: 21 preliminary printed pages including title page; 280 pp of text. Tome Second: 315 pages, plus 5 unnumbered text pages in rear. Uniform bindings. Marbled endpprs. Dark brown calf, ridged spine, gilt ornamentation, 2 morocco gilt lettered labels on each. Slight shelf wear, but in excellent condition. Each volume with printed footnotes in the margins. Occasional light scattered pencil annotations. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: La Vie de Pierre Abeillard abbé de S. Gildas...
Publisher: Jean Musier
Publication Date: 1720
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First Edition.
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