Kings House at Versaille

King’s House at Versailles

£1,250.00

Description

[000636] [Morellet, Laurent]; Combes, Le Sieur. An Historical Explication of What There is Most Remarkable in That Wonder of the World, the French King’s House at Versailles, and in That of Monsieur, at St. Cloud. London: Matthew Turner, 1684. First Edition. 12mo. Full Calf. Good+. [22], 140pp, [2].

Later mid nineteenth-century full calf, smooth back, oval morocco title label, remainder of spine gilt, covers with seed head and single fillet border infilled with repeated fleur-de-lis pattern in gilt, roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., comb and curl marbled endpapers.

Rubbed to extremities, corners lightly bumped. Internally some light browning, running titles occasionally shaved to head, one or two marginal repairs, light stain to head of title running through the first signature, signature G has a small ink stain to fore-edge, G2 has a small split just catching text but with no loss of sense, with an old repair to reverse, advertisement leaf is slightly chipped to fore-edge. Lacking front and rear blanks, table of contents bound in after title instead of rear

Wing M2721, Estc showing at the BL and Bodleian only in the UK, with five locations in the US (Folger, Getty, Huntington, NYPL and Yale) and one other (Otago)

£1,250.00