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Image for Madame de Maintenon. By Emily Bowles.

Madame de Maintenon. By Emily Bowles.

By: BOWLES, Emily .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1 Paternoster Square, 1888 . 0:

Seller ID: 43885


First edition. In a very good original binding. pp.24/pp.339/[1p.]/pp.43 - Adverts/[5pp. - Adverts] . Dark blue-green cloth over bevelled boards. Bright gilt titles to front board and spine. Edges lightly rubbed. Bookplate to verso of the front board: "Convent of the Immaculate Conception O.S.F. Bocking, Essex." Light spotting to page edges and free-endpapers, otherwise clean throughout. A very good copy of this interesting biography. ** "Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (27 November 1635 – 15 April 1719) was the second wife of King Louis XIV of France. She was known during her ... View more info

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Lives Of The Italian Poets. By The Rev. Henry Stebbing, M.A. M.R.S.I.L. With Twenty Medallion Portraits. In Three Volumes.

By: STEBBING, Henry .

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London: Edward Bull, Holles Street, 1831 . 0:

Seller ID: 43520


A very good three volume set of the first edition, in matching half leather bindings. 8vo. 7.75" x 4.75" x 1.00". Brown calf spines and corners over brown buckram covered boards. Each spine with four raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt volume number and the original black leather title label. Edges rubbed and bumped. Engraved armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "The Honble.Barbara Cockayne Medlycott". Clean text throughout. Each chapter with an engraved medallion headpiece. Colophon to verso of the title and to the last leaf: "London: Printed By S. Bentley, Dorset-... View more info