Title: Charlemagne, et son siècle, 1857
Author: J -J -E Roy
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
A mid 19th century edition of Roy’s biographical history of Charlemagne, and his reign.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, adorned with golden gilt set against white and green, with a large central panel of Charlamagne in armor contemporary for the era. There are three plates throughout.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 284 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with damage to the spine with the decorative binding peeling at the middle, and some wear to the foot of the spine. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.