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Oeuvres De Camille Desmoulins, Depute a La Convention Nationale, et Doyen Des Jacobins. Tome Second Seule. Volume II Only

by Camille Desmoulins. Depute a La Convention Nationale, et Doyen Des Jacobins

Condition: Good


Paris: Ebrard, Libraire-Editeur, 1836. Half Calf - Marbled Boards. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1836, Paris. Volume 2 only. Size octavo, 248 pages including index. Half brown calf over marbled boards with gilt titles and decorations to the spine, green end-papers. Condition good, corners hines and edges are rubbed leather chipped at the head and tail of the spine and hinges, hinges cracked for 2cm at the head and tail of the spine, spot to margin of frontispiece, pages throughout a little toned but not foxed. Includes a large fold-out sheet containing facsimile reproductions of the manuscript statements of the Principal persons involved in the French Revolution of 1789 "Tableau de Fac-simile des Principaux Personnages de la Revolution de 1789" which is clean and intact. Affixed to the front paste-down is the bookplate of Holland House featuring a vignette of a Fox with crowns above and below the fox, handwritten to the margins of the bookplate are "M R 46 C9"
  • Bookseller: Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016176
  • Title: Oeuvres De Camille Desmoulins, Depute a La Convention Nationale, et Doyen Des Jacobins. Tome Second Seule. Volume II Only
  • Author: Camille Desmoulins. Depute a La Convention Nationale, et Doyen Des Jacobins
  • Format/binding: Half Calf - Marbled Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ebrard, Libraire-Editeur
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1836
  • Keywords: NON FICTION HISTORY EUROPEAN FRANCE FRENCH REVOLUTION POLITICS POLITICAL 18TH CENTURY 1700s
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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