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HISTOIRE DE LA CIVILISATION EN FRANCE (4 VOL SET - COMPLETE) by M. Guizot - Hardcover - 1886 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

HISTOIRE DE LA CIVILISATION EN FRANCE (4 VOL SET - COMPLETE) : Depuis la Chute de L'Empire Romain

by M. Guizot

Condition: Very Good +


Paris: Perrin et Cie, 1886. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vol 1 – vii, 457 pgs. Vol 2 – 424 pgs. Vol 3 – 403 pgs. Vol 4 – 451 pgs. Text in French. 5 x 8 3/4 in. Quarter chocolate-brown morocco with brown and gilt marbled shiny paper boards. 4 raised bars on spine with gilt lettering and lines. Matching brown marble endpapers Speckled edges to text block. Condition of books is VERY GOOD+ ; leather and gilt on spines very clean and bright, some very slight wear, very faint cracking. Very faint lighter spots on some front morocco. Tops of text block darkened with age. Foxing sporadic throughout text. Very slight wear to corners. Corners very clean, overall extremely tight, clean copies. Vol 4 – very small tear to base of spine, marbled boards slightly worn.
  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2787
  • Title: HISTOIRE DE LA CIVILISATION EN FRANCE (4 VOL SET - COMPLETE)
  • Author: M. Guizot
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Perrin et Cie
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1886
  • Bookseller catalogs: European History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Europe / General;


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morocco
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text block
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