“THE 16TH CENTURY IS THE CENTURY OF MORAL GREATNESS, JUST AS THE SUCCEEDING ONE IS THAT OF INTELLECTUAL LUSTRE AND PURITY”
D’AUMALE, M. Le Duc. (BORTHWICK, Robert Brown, translator). History of the Princes de Condé in the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Translated from the French of M. Le Duc D’Aumale. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1872. Two volumes. Octavo, modern full navy morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, red morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. $600.
First English edition, with engraved frontispiece portraits, handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt.
The history of the princes of Condé, from the origins of the Capetians until 1610.
Fine condition, handsomely bound.