Desormeaux - Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire d'Espagne depuis sa fondation jusqu'au présent règne - 1758

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Desormeaux - Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire d'Espagne depuis sa fondation jusqu'au présent règne - 1758
Bindings, Genealogy, History - Quantity: 5 - Book

First and only edition of the first work by Desormeaux (1724-1793), who was later librarian to the Prince of Condé. Cioranescu, XVIII, 23680. Palau, 71 154.

Histoire de l'Espagne depuis l'antiquité, with the Chronologie des rois Goths in Volume 1, ending with the year 1748 under the reign of Ferdinand VI.

Beautifully bound in period marbled and glazed full calfskin bindings, smooth spines adorned with a mosaicked label, one compartment in black with volume number, and a lavish gilded embossed motif in the compartments with fleurons with a pomegranate in the centre.

A decorative set despite the peeling: lacks on the caps of Volumes 4 and 5, friction on the spine of Volume 1, missing fragments on the covers of Volumes 1 and 2. Four lightly damaged corners. Fresh and clean inside. There is a light water stain in the inner margin of about 40 pages. Some lightly browned leaves.

Author: M. Desormeaux

Title: Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire d'Espagne depuis sa fondation jusqu'au présent règne

Paris: Chez N.B. Duchesne, 1759. Duodecimo (10 x 17 cm); 426 + 551 + 515 + 405 + 533 pp.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
5
Subject
Bindings, Genealogy, History
Author/ Illustrator
Desormeaux
Book Title
Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire d'Espagne depuis sa fondation jusqu'au présent règne
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1758
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
426
Dimensions
17×10 cm
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