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M. de Francheville (pseud. Voltaire) - Le Siecle de Louis XIV Suivant la copie de Berlin - 1752

Title(s): Le Siecle de Louis XIV Suivant la copie de Berlin
Published: A Edimbourg: Chez Hamilton, Balfour, & Neill, 1752
Physical Description: 2v: x, 371 p - [4], 325, [1], 15 p
Format: 12mo

The volumes are uniformly bound in contemporary calf, gilt spines in six compartments divided by raised bands, with red Morocco lettering pieces in compartment two, gilt number to compartment three, gilt design to remainder. Joints are tender, and splitting in places but the boards are still firmly attached, boards are rubbed and scuffed, minor crazing and worming in places, spines are a little perished and rubbed, small wormhole to head of volume one.

Armorial bookplate to each upper paste down, lacking the front blanks to volume two, worm traces to upper paste down and then two very small wormholes to bottom margin through to page 201 in volume one. Both volumes with occasional feint patchy brown blemishes and the odd page a little toned, both volumes firmly bound inside.


Provenance: Miss Rose Kilravock, bookplates to the front paste downs : (Elizabeth Rose, 19th Baroness of Kilravock (8 March 1747 – 1 November 1815) was an eighteenth-century Scottish literary critic and author)

Object Book
Number of Books 2
Subject History
Author/ Illustrator M. de Francheville (pseud. Voltaire)
Book Title Le Siecle de Louis XIV Suivant la copie de Berlin
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1752
Edition Different editions
Language French
Original language Yes
Publisher Chez Hamilton, Balfour, & Neill
Binding/ Material Leather
Number of pages 295
Dimensions 253×190 mm
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