first edition Hardcover
1899 · London
by Cardinal (Guillaume) Dubois (1656-1723); Translated by Ernest Dowson
London: Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899. "Secret Memoirs of the Court of France during the XVIIth and XVIIIth Centuries" series. Two volumes handsomely bound in contemporary half dark blue pebbled morocco over light blue buckram boards, the backs with five raised bands and intricat gilt blind tooling, top edges gilt marbled end papers. Period Arts and Crafts bookplates of Geo. V. Pettigrew. Prior owner name in ink both vols. Very Good Plus, light wear at joints and tips, interior quite clean and bright. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 008147)