Dictionary History Mythology Geography Biography 1883 Gregoire huge leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[French Publications, 19th Century Encyclopedias, Historical Encyclopedia].
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Dictionnaire Encyclopedique d'Historie de Biographie de Mythologie et de Geographie, by Louis Gregoire.
Published 1883, Paris by Garnier Freres, Libraires-Editeurs.
2201 pages. French language text.
Period 1/4 leather, spine compartments gilt decorated & lettered, boards ruled in blind, marbled end papers.
Large, monumental work with tens of thousands of entries.
Handsome, nice looking example, gilt remains bright, binding sound, tight, lightly rubbed with small age flaws as described in video, but clean and visually attractive.
Book measures: 11" H X 7 1/2" W.