La France Illustre, ou le Plutarque Francais, Contenant les Eloges Historiques des Generaux et Grands Capitaines, des Ministres d'Etat, et des Principaux Magistrats de la Nation Francaise
TURPIN, (Francois Rene)
Price: 1,750.00 USD
Paris: Dufart, 1780. Complete with 39 exquisite copper engraved portraits. 4 vols. 4to, contemporary tree calf, leather labels with gilt spines; (spines worn and covers scuffed to all volumes except the spine of vol. III., spine of vol. I crudely repaired with tape, lower half of spine lacking on vol. IV). Paris: Chez Fr. Dufart, 1780. Scarce. Very good (-). Internally a very good copy except for some occasional light foxing mostly to margins. The portraits are bright and detailed. Author was the noted French historian. Brunet V, p. 982. First Edition. very good(-).