History; H.G. Moke - Le Gueux des Bois - 1889

History; H.G. Moke - Le Gueux des Bois - 1889
Historical novel on Belgian patriots in 1566 with illustrations by Alfred Ronner

H.-G. Moke - Le Gueux des Bois, ou les Patriotes Belges de 1566 - Bruxelles, J. Lebègue et Cie, 1889 - 398 p. - paperback - 15.5 x 23.5 x 3.5 cm.
Book offered in 1906 as natural sciences award at the middle school for young ladies in St Gilles (Brussels)

Condition: slight traces of aging, otherwise good.

Henry-Guillaume Moke (1803 Le Havre - 1862) author of several historical novels taking place in Flanders. 'Le gueux des Bois' shows how Philip II’s despotism and the rigors of the Inquisition provoked resistance and the 1566 revolution.
Reprint of the book edited by Dufour et Cie in Paris in 1828.

Illustrations by Alfred Ronner (1851-1901)

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