Two vol. hard cover set, disbound, but weell worth re-binding. The internal condition of both volumes id very good (for age ,near fine.)The text and beautiful woodcuts are lovely, bright, clean, unmarked, and unfoxed. The four endpapers are blue marbled, and nice. On vol. 1, both boards do remain, front detached and raised band leather spine still present but chipped. On vol 2, only one board remains , and spine leather is missing. The set belonged to John Rutledge Abney of South Carolina and his ornate book plate is present in each volume. An excellent binding set. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet; ...
Editorial: Henry G. Bohn
Año de publicación: 1853
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First British Edition.
Descripción London: William Smith, 1840., 1840. Volume II only. Full title: THE CHRONICLES OF ENGUERRAND DE MONSTRELET; CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE CRUEL CIVIL WARS BETWEEN THE HOUSES OF ORLEANS AND BURGUNDY; OF THE POSSESSION OF PARIS AND NORMANDY BY THE ENGLISH; THEIR EXPULSION THENCE; AND OF OTHER MEMORABLE EVENTS THAT HAPPENED IN THE KINGDOM OF FRANCE, AS WELL AS IN OTHER COUNTRIES. A HISTORY OF FAIR EXAMPLE, AND OF GREAT PROFIT TO THE FRENCH. BEGINNING AT THE YEAR MCCCC, WHERE THAT OF SIR JOHN FROISSART FINISHES, AND ENDING AT THE YEAR MCCCCLXVII., AND CONTINUED BY OTHERS TO THE YEAR MDXVI. TRANSLATED BY THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. II. xvi, 552 pages. Hardcover; H 26cm x L 18.5cm. Original dark brown cloth retains bright gilt stamped lettering upon spine and gilt vignette upon front board. Boards shaken with slender splits at front joint's head and heel but strong near lengthwise split to rear joint; approximate 1cm loss at spine head with small chip at bumped spine heel; board corners worn. Interior binding still firm. Soiling to endpapers; pencil signature on front pastedown; strong pencil writing on half-title; strong foxing to initial and terminal leaves but with mostly light to occasionally mild foxing to interior text leaves. B/w illustrations inset amongst text. Strong crease to bottom corner of pages 191-192. Still a good antiquarian copy. Please note that this large book has an approximate shipping weight of 3.5 pounds and will require additional postage for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. Nº de ref. del artículo: D17-3555
Descripción William Smith, London, 1840. Half Leather. Condición: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Quarto. Half Leather Hardback, 1840 . . Ex-Library book, with usual library treatments. 'their expulsion thence; and of other memorable events that happened in the kingdom of France, as well as in other countries . Beginning at the year MCCCC., where that of Sir John Froissart finishes, and Ending at the Year MCCCCLXVII., and Continued by others to the Year MDXV'. I2 Volumes. xxxvi + 640, xvi + 552pp. Frontispiece to volume 1, colour. 102 In-text illustrations, b/w. Bound in dark blue cloth, with matching leather spines and corners. Gilt lettering and design to spine edges. All edges marble, with matching endpapers. Usual bumps and rubs to extremity edges and cloth. Library sticker to lower spine edges. Hinges, intact. Textblocks, sturdy. Pages, clean and intact. Body of text free from library stamps. 3.22kg. Photographs available on request. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities. Nº de ref. del artículo: GRP90253536