Title: Histoire Abregee de la Religion, 1856
Author: Charles Francois Lhomond
Publisher: Paris et Limoges, Martial Ardant Freres
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce mid 19th century edition of Lhomond’s Abridged History of Religion Before the Coming of Jesus Christ.
Worldcat records no existing copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against white. There is a hand-colored lithograph central panel of The Ecstasy of St. Cecilia, after the original painting by Raphael.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 263 pages
On note of condition this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and a small split to the rear hinge. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.