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Francois I: 1494-1547; Quartre compositions Mises En Chromo Par M. Lianata D'apres Les Aquarelles De M. Bocourt; 70 Gravures Sur Bois, Tetes de Chapitre Cuis-De-lampe, D'apres Les Documents Authentiques by  Mathurin Francois Adeolphe De Lescure - Hardcover - 1878 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

Francois I: 1494-1547; Quartre compositions Mises En Chromo Par M. Lianata D'apres Les Aquarelles De M. Bocourt; 70 Gravures Sur Bois, Tetes de Chapitre Cuis-De-lampe, D'apres Les Documents Authentiques

by Lescure, Mathurin Francois Adeolphe De

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Paris: P. Ducrocq, 1878. Large Quarto. 456p. French text. 4 rich chromolithographs. One of the most thorough accounts of Francis I. With 70 additional black and white engravings and illustrations in text. see Grand dictionnaire universsel du XIXe siecle, Vol. 17, p. 1517-1518. Bound in red pebble grained morocco centrally stamped in gilt, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, binding rubbed with some corner wear, scattered foxing. A good copy.


  • Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004032
  • Title: Francois I: 1494-1547; Quartre compositions Mises En Chromo Par M. Lianata D'apres Les Aquarelles De M. Bocourt; 70 Gravures Sur Bois, Tetes de Chapitre Cuis-De-lampe, D'apres Les Documents Authentiques
  • Author: Lescure, Mathurin Francois Adeolphe De
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: P. Ducrocq
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1878
  • Bookseller catalogs: French Literature & Science;

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