Histoire de Charles XII by Francois- Marie Arouet de Voltaire
A charming edition of two volumes by Francois- Marie Arouet de Voltaire bound in one contemporary vellum blind. The Histoire of Charles XII is a carefully documented history of the King of Sweden. The book lacks the frontpiece portrait of Charles XII yet remains a rare and collectable find.
Vellum covers which have blind stamped borders and embellishments. The spine is rubbed and marked. Black, red printed title page. Page ends are browned and the contents are good- light marking to the pages. Bindings are tight. 10 x 16cm
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