/H. Philippoteaux, with engravings from drawings by Wattier, illustrator.

Contes du Bibliophile Jacob à ses petits-enfants sur l'histoire de France.

Paris: Librarie de Firmin Didot Freres, Fils et Cie, Imprimeurs de l'institute, Rue Jacob, 56. 1874. Black pressed boards, molded leather spine with gold decorations, all edges gilt, watered silk fep, stiff rag paper. Short page binding error pg 151-154. 500 pp. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.

Stories of France first told to students to inspire them with a taste for the study of history. "une sorte de tableau pittoresque et anecdotique de diverses epoques de l'histoire de France, depuis la regne du roi Jean jusqu'a celui de Louis XIV."

CONDITION: Very Good Minus; one loose page has ragged edge, board surface and corners worn, leather spine ends scuffed; some margin damp stain not affecting text or plates; paper bright. Item #4921

Price: $110.00

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