Portraits des Personnages Francais, les Plus Illustres du XGVIe Siecle

Paris: Lenoir & Rapilly, 1848. First. hardcover. Illustrated throughout with 48 fine large color plates (light but persistent foxing throughout, somewhat more in the second volume). 2 volumes, elephant folios, contemporary red leather-backed boards with ornately gilt spines (well-worn at corners and ends but still solid and attractive). Paris: Chez Lenoir, editeur; et Chez Rapilly, son successeur, 1848 & 1856. First editions. Very good copies of these rather scarce books. very good.

Reproduits, en fac-simile, sur les originaux dessines aux crayons de couleur par divers artistes contemporains. I: Rois et Reines de France; Maiitresses des Rois de France. II: Personnages Divers.

Price: $500.00

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