France History c.1870 Guizot fine leather set 6 books w/ 300 engraved imagesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Popular History of France, from the Earliest Times, by Francois Guizot. With 300 Illustrations by A. de Neuville. Translated by Robert Black, M.A.
Published c. 1870, Boston by Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat.
6 Volumes, each volume c. 400 pages. Profusion of steel engravings.
Period leather half binding, raised bands and gilt lettering. Marbled end papers and edges.
Monumental history of France by Francois Guizot, the famous French politician and academic. Contains over 300 engraved images.
Joints, tips and leather scuffed, mostly sound, tight and clean otherwise. Handsome set which shows age but is still pleasing on the shelf.
Books measure: 10" H X 7" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 12 3/4".
Heavy monumental set