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Les Chateaux Suisses, Anciennes Anecdotes et Chroniques: (Four Books, Complete in 2 Volumes) by Isabelle de Montolieu - Hardcover - 2nd Edition  - 1817 - from Tarrington Books and

Les Chateaux Suisses, Anciennes Anecdotes et Chroniques: (Four Books, Complete in 2 Volumes)

by Isabelle de Montolieu

Condition: Very Good

Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1817. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Complete set of four books, bound in two volumes. Half leather bindings with marbled boards, spines have red leather title labels and gilt ruled compartments, speckled page edges. Light rubbing to edges of leather and a few rubbed marks to spines. Good solid bindings with no cracking to joints. A few spots and some patched of very light foxing to text, but overall in very clean condition throughout. Complete with all four plates (Les Grottes de Lindenthal et le Chateau de Thorberg; Chateau de Vuflans [Vufflens]; Chateau de Blonai [Blonay]; Chateau de Hallwyl]. French language. The author is best known for her 18th century bestseller, Caroline de Lichtfield. A complete and attractively bound early edition, scarce thus. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: Large 12mo. xxiii, 249, [1], 219, [1] + 184, [2], 192
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  • Bookseller: Tarrington Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 9000E064
  • Title: Les Chateaux Suisses, Anciennes Anecdotes et Chroniques: (Four Books, Complete in 2 Volumes)
  • Author: Isabelle de Montolieu
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arthus Bertrand
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1817
  • Keywords: French Language, Switzerland, Swiss, Suisse, Schweiz, Chateau, Manor House, Castle, Schloss Travel_Exploration/Europe
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine Bindings; Travel: Europe;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Europe / General;
  • Size: 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm)


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