Paris: Alcide Picard et Kaan, no date [circa 1900]. [French History] FINELY BOUND, the fifth edition. Large octavo (28 x 20cm), pp. xvi; 459 . All text in French. With frequent wood engravings by various artists. Contemporary red quarter morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spine, and red leather grain-effect cloth over boards. Gilt arms of the Paris Municipal Award stamped to upper; all edges gilt and white moire silk-effect endpapers. Heavily browned low-quality paper. Corners heavily bumped, otherwise fairly light wear to binding. Very good. Item #56468
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