Title: Histoire de Saint Etienne Harding, fondateur de l'ordre de Citeaux, 1848
Author: John Bernard Delgairns
Publisher: Ad. Mame & Cie
Condition: Very Good
A scarce mid 19th century edition of Delgairns History of Saint Etienne Harding, founder of the Citeaux Order. He is honoured as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
This edition is bound in a brilliantly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with beautiful golden gilt against blue.
Worldcat records only seven existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 259 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear at the boards. There is light foxing and staining throughout.