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Histoire Générale Du IVe Siècle à Nos Jours

By Ernest Lavisse (ed.); Alfred Rambaud (ed.)

1893-1901

Armand Colin and Cie : Paris

10" by 7"

vi, 805pp; 984pp; 987pp; 999pp; 982pp; 981pp; 1051pp; 992pp; 1011pp; 1024pp; 1012pp; 934pp.

 

 

 

DETAILS

A complete twelve volume set of this fascinating history of the world from the beginning of the fourth century until the end of the end of the twentieth century.

The plan of this extensive work was originally drawn up by the notable French historians Alfred Nicolas Rambaud and Ernest Lavisse, but the entire supervision of its execution was carried out solely by Rambaud. He contributed to the work himself, specifically chapters on the history of the East, of which he had a thorough knowledge. A very scarce first edition copy. This set is in the original French. This set is complete in twelve volumes: I. Les Origines 395-1095 II. L'Europe Feodale; Les Croisades 1095-1270 III: Formation des Grands Etats 1270-1492 IV. Renaissance et Reforme; Les Nouveaux Mondes 1492-1559 V: Les Guerres de Religion 1559-1648. VI: Louis XIV 1643-1715 VII: Le XVIIIe Siecle 1715-1788 VIII: La Revolution Francaise 1789-1799 IX: Napoleon 1800-1815 X: Les Monarchies Constitutionnelles 1815-1847 XI: Revolutions et Guerres Nationales 1848-1870 XII: Le Monde Contemporain 1870-1900 In a uniform half crushed morocco binding with gilt crest to the boards and attractive marbled endpapers.

CONDITION

In a uniform half crushed morocco binding with gilt crest to the boards and gilt title to the spines. Externally, rubbing to extremities, joints, and head and tail of spines. Rubbing to spine, volume II. Small split to leather to tail of front joint volume V, with leather slightly lifting. Slight fading to spines. Evidence of label tipped to front pastedown of each volume, now removed. Library ink stamps to endpapers and title page volume I. Prior owner's inscription to second free-endpaper, dated '1903'. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout, with the odd spot. Light scattered spots to first and last few pages. Occasional pencil inscription to the occasional page.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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