Paris: J. Claye, Printer, 1836. Half-Leather. Octavo. Twenty-eight miles north of Paris is the cathedral town and hunting retreat Senlis. The town was a Roman hill fortress, a medieval religious center and the home of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. This title is a history and description of the St. Vincent Abbey Cathedral, founded by Queen Anne of Kiev in 1060 which still retains its beautiful 12th Century bell tower. Text in French. 126pp., illustrated with 1 double page plan showing a view of the institution of St. Vincent and two large folding plans, one showing a general plan of the outside building area, and the other showing the floor plan of the building. A fine bright copy bound in a French style 1/4 tan polished calf over marbled covered boards, raised bands ruled in gilt; brown morocco spine label gilt, marbled endpapers. Light wear at extremities; a handsome copy, clean and bright throughout.
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