A collection of The French Plutarch, containing biographies of influential French men and women from the fifth century until the nineteenth.
Published under the direction of M. T. Hadot.
Illustrated throughout with one hundred and eighty-two engraved plates.
Including biography of Heloise, Philippe-August, Jeanne D'Arc, Jean Goujon, Descartes and many others.
Complete in six volumes.
In half-morocco bindings. Externally, sound, though with some marks, rubbing, and discolouration to the boards. One joint starting. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing, and slight tidemarks to the front few pages of volumes I and VI. Overall: GOOD.