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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot - L'histoire de France racontée à mes petits enfants - 1873/1879

François Pierre Guillaume Guizot - L'histoire de France racontée à mes petits enfants - 1873/1879

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot - L'histoire de France racontée à mes petits enfants - 1873/1879
History, Illustrated - Quantity: 5 - Book

Beautiful complete set in five volumes, each wearing a beautiful publisher's cardboard signed in tail Charles Magnier. Bindings executed in half red shagreen flat with percaline. Back with nerves decorated with four emblems of French royalty: the salamander, the sun, the dolphins and a crescent moon. Dishes decorated with a large red and gold plaque bearing the figures of several kings in medallions, against a background of foliage. All golden edges. White moiré guards.

New edition of this book with abundant illustration, including 75 inset on wood for volume 1, 66 for volume 2, 74 for volume 3, 94 for volume 4, and 85 for volume 5, all designed by Alphonse de Neuville, Philipoteaux ...

The fifth volume was written by Madame de Witt, daughter of the author, from the notes left by the latter. Some color cards.

Minister of public education, Guizot played a key role in the history of education and this work is the fruit of his reflections.

The first prints of this text appeared from 1872 to 1876. Volume 3 is in the first edition (1873).

Copy in very good condition, very clean boxes, bright gilding, beautiful contrasts. Fresh interiors, scattered rednesses.

Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

The history of France, told to my grandchildren

Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1877 - 1873 - 1877 - 1879 - 1877

in-8 of iv-578pp .; 574pp .; 564pp .; 570pp .; 598pp.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
5
Subject
History, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Book Title
L'histoire de France racontée à mes petits enfants
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1873
Publication year youngest item
1879
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
598
Dimensions
27.5×19 cm
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