Title: Histoire de Sainte Elisabeth de Hongrie, 1880
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
An extremely scarce late 19th century edition of the History of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary, an early member of the Third Order of St. Francis, and honored as its patroness.
Worldcat records 2 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, adorned with gilt against white. There is a lithograph central panel.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 214 pages
On note of condition this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and cracked to the front hinges. There is peeling to the front cover as well and staining to both covers. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.