London: William Smith, 1844. hardcover. Translated from the French Editions, with variations and additions from many celebrated mss. by Thomas Johnes. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED edition with many plates in color & in black & white. Numerous black & white text illustrations, extra colored title and presentation page, 4 vols. Thick 4to, full brown morocco with ornately gilt covers and spine with an inlaid leather picture of a man in armour on a prancing horse, a.e.g. (Front cover of volume 1 rehinged) London: William Smith, 1844. Very good (+). very good(+).
One of the most important of medieval chronicles, covering the Hundred Years' War from 1325-1400. Presentation page to Jacob Sloat Fassett with his book plates, from the Rotary Club of Elmira.