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Old Court Life in France (2vols. )

by Elliot, Frances

Condition: VG light foxing i/s covers, light general binding wear


VG light foxing i/s covers, light general binding wear b+w plates and photos G.P. Putnam's Sons NY (1893) 5th hardcover 8vo, 321+321pp+ads, Faint remains of previous owner's bookplate removal, with diagonal trim of name from top ffep, both volumes. Binding wear consists of light extremity wear, light rubbing, light soiling; but very respectable, solid, clean set with TEG, leather spine labels, gilt spine decoration, and paste-on portraits front covers. History, personalities, politics and social life of France from Francis I to Louis XIV.
  • Bookseller: Pages Past Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: OURBOOKS000505
  • Title: Old Court Life in France (2vols. )
  • Author: Elliot, Frances
  • Book condition: Used - VG light foxing i
  • Jacket condition: s covers, light general binding wear
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 5th
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Date published: (1893)
  • Keywords: France royalty history


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