Robert the Devil le Diable 1836 rare book 14th century manuscript miracles Duke
Robert the Devil le Diable 1836 rare book 14th century manuscript miracles Duke Robert the Devil le Diable 1836 rare book 14th century manuscript miracles Duke Robert the Devil le Diable 1836 rare book 14th century manuscript miracles Duke Robert the Devil le Diable 1836 rare book 14th century manuscript miracles Duke Robert the Devil le Diable 1836 rare book 14th century manuscript miracles Duke
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An early 18th century reprint of a 14th century manuscript held in the King's Library. Published for members of the Normandy Antiquarian Society, this volume relates the medieval tale of Robert the Devil, a legendary Norman figure who was purportedly the son of the Devil, but was ultimately redeemed through the Virgin Mary.

Period half-leather binding, raised bands, gilt lettering, marbled end papers. A medieval style frontispiece depicts a page from the original manuscript.

[Robert le Diable- The Devil, Christianity & Religious miracles, son of Duke of Normandy].

Miracle de Notre Dame, de Robert le Dyable by
Published from a 14th century manuscript, 1836, Paris.
160 pages. Limited edition, one of 303 examples total, but actually one of only 125 in octavo ordinaire format.

With a bibliography of early printings of the work.

Book remains sound, joints scuffed, small chip at spine base, boards rubbed. Still attractive as a book, light foxing throughout.

Rare work.

Book measures: 8 7/8" H X 5 5/8" W.

[V1710].