La France Illustre, ou le Plutarque Francais, Contenant les Eloges Historiques des Generaux et Grands Capitaines, des Ministres d'Etat, et des Principaux Magistrats de la Nation Francaise.

Paris: Dufart, 1780. First Edition. hardcover. Complete with 39 exquisite copper engraved portraits. 4 vols. 4to, contemporary tree calf, leather labels with gilt spines; (spines worn and covers scuffed to all volumes except the spine of vol. III., spine of vol. I crudely repaired with tape, lower half of spine lacking on vol. IV). Paris: Chez Fr. Dufart, 1780. Scarce. Very good (-). very good(-).

Internally a very good copy except for some occasional light foxing mostly to margins. The portraits are bright and detailed. Author was the noted French historian. Brunet V, p. 982.

Price: $1,750.00

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