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XVIIme Si?cle Lettres Sciences et Arts

by Paul Lacroix


00, 1882 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. An attractive edition of French history from the seventeenth century by Paul Lacroix. With 17 chromolithographs and 300 engraved illustrations, including 16 plates. A prolific writer and journalist, Paul Lacroix is known best for his pseudonym 'Bibliophile Jacob' and his historical novels and serious works. Here Lacroix takes a broad view of society and provides research on topics from religion and academic studies to art, music, and literature. Condition: In a morocco binding with gilt detail and edges. Externally, smart with light rubbing and light bumping to extremities. Library label to spine. Ex libris bookplate to front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean with light spotting to first and last. Library stamp to page iii. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..
  • Bookseller: Rooke Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 045933
  • Title: XVIIme Si?cle Lettres Sciences et Arts
  • Author: Paul Lacroix
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VERY GOOD INDEED
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: 00
  • Date published: 1882


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