Title: Histoire de l'Empereur Charles-Quint, 1859
Author: William Robertson
Publisher: Tours, Alfred Mame et Cie
Condition: Very Good
An uncommon mid 19th century edition of Robertson’s History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.
There are 3 plates of illustration.
Worldcat records 26 copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against blue, white and green, along with flowering designs to the covers. There is a large central lithograph panel of Charles V.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 283 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with light rubbing and wear to the binding, notably to the foot of the spine, and the corners. There is a small chip to the gilt on the front cover. There is some foxing throughout.