Title: Histoire de Godefroi de Bouillon, 1856
Author: D' Exauvillez
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
Condition: Very Good
A mid 19th century edition of D' Exauvillez’s History of Godfrey of Bouillon, a biography of the famous French nobleman and one of the main leaders of the First Crusade. He was also the first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, though not choosing to use the title of king.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, adorned with gilt against white and blue, and a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 236 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, more so to the head and foot of the spine. There is a small crack to the rear board hinge. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.