FULL TITLE: Louis XIII et Richelieu
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Written by M. Todiere
Published by Alfred Mame et Fils, 1852
Scarce Mame edition from the Bibliothèque de la Jeunesse Chrétienne series, including all six engravings by Paul Girardet, published in the chocolate box binding or Cartonnage Romantique style.
Book in gold publisher's binding with paper-covered boards of ornate pink and green embossed floral designs and a hand-coloured lithograph inlay. Includes frontispiece and six other engravings by Girardet, all with tissue guards intact.
CONDITION: Good condition with some foxing. Spine bumped at top and bottom. Some edge/shelf wear, corners bumped and slightly chipped. Old bookseller note on front free endpaper. Front pastedown with a remnant of wax seals or paint chips in various colours. Foredge with foxing or stains.