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Almanach National De France, An XI de la Republique; Presente au Premier Consul, par Testu.

Almanach National De France, An XI de la Republique; Presente au Premier Consul, par Testu.

Condition: Very Good Plus


Paris: Chez Testu, Successeur de la Ve D'Houry, 1803. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.75 x 8 inches (12.5 x 20.5 cm). Recent quarter leather binding with marbled boards, spine has five raised bands and gilt lettering. Good solid binding, a few old ink notes to leading blank, chipping to margins of first and last couple of pages, clean text throughout. French language. A rare Almanach from the 11th year of the French First Republic. A rich source of Napoleonic era information. A nice solid example in an excellent later binding. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 4.75 x 8 inches (12.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. 810
  • Bookseller: Tarrington Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1134E002
  • Title: Almanach National De France, An XI de la Republique; Presente au Premier Consul, par Testu.
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Chez Testu, Successeur de la Ve D'Houry
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1803
  • Keywords: French Language, History, France, French Revolution, Napoleon, Napoleonic, First French Republich, 1st Republic, Republique, Napoleonic Era, French Consulate, Consulate, Empire, Napoleon Bonaparte History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine Bindings; History;
  • Size: 4.75 x 8 inches (12.5 x 20.5 cm)


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