Title Nouveau Dictionnaire Historique, ou Histoire Abregee De tous les Hommes qui fe font fait un Nom par le Genie, Les Talens, les Vertus, les Erreurs meme, &c. depuis le commencement du Monde jufq'a nos jours. 6 Volumes Complete
Book Condition Good
Size 8vo - over 7
Publisher Paris Chez LE JAY 1772
Seller ID 000957
English Translation: New Historical Dictionary, or Abridged History Of all Men who make a Name by Genius, Talents, Virtues, Errors, etc. from the beginning of the world to our days. Six leather bound hardcover volumes; Hardcover, 8 x 5 inches, approximately 700 pages per volume, roughly 250 pages of chronological tables in Volume I, all text in French; mottled calf boards with gilt borders, banded spines with gilt decoration, much of gilt is rubbed or faded away, boards and spines are rubbed and scuffed with cracking along joints, especially to volumes V & VI, corners wearing through and leather at spine ends and extremities is brittle and chipping, all edges red, label in front end paper describing the virtues of a bookseller in Brussels, occasional spotting or foxing to pages, sound bindings. This beautiful French historical and biographical dictionary shows wear from use and time, but is still ready for reading and cherishing. At almost 250 years old, it is a beautiful and unusual piece of history. Six volumes of notable people and places of history as of the late eighteenth century. Extra shipping charges may apply.
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