Europe and French Revolution 1905 Sorel lovely decorative gilt 8 vol setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, European History, French Revolutions, Leather Sets, Albert Sorel].
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L'Europe et la Revolution Francaise, by Albert Sorel.
Published 1905, Paris by Librarie Plon.
8 volumes. Text in French. 562 pages.
Handsome and impressive set, uncommon complete and so well preserved.
Period 1/4 leather bindings, slightly raised bands, gilt and embossed compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, marbled covers and end papers, top edges gilt, deckled edges.
Bindings remains clean, tight, and sound. Leather remains supple, gilt bright. Original paper covers bound in prior to title pages.
Interior contents display a pleasing uniform gentle age patina. Any age flaws are minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 9 1/2" H X 6 3/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 12".