Title: Histoire de Charles VIII Roi de France, 1853
Author: Louis-Phocion Todiere
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
An uncommon late 19th century edition of the History of Charles VIII, King of France, otherwise known as The Affable. There are six plates of illustration.
Worldcat records 30 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 and green, with a lithograph central panel of what is likely to be Charles himself, and flowering designs to the corners of the covers.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 284 pages
On note of condition this volume is in good shape, with minor wear and rubbing to the binding, with chipping to the foot of the spine. There is little to no foxing or staining throughout.