Title: Histoire de Théodose le grand, 1855
Author: Esprit Fléchier
A decorative binding of Fléchier's History of Theodosius the Great (Originally published in 1679), the final emperor of a unified Rome before they split off into the Eastern and Western Roman Empires. For his speeches and orations as a clergyman, Fléchier has been renowned as one of France's great speakers of the 17th century.
One volume in 8vo, 214 pages
On note of condition, this book is in good shape. The ornate gold binding against the white patterning makes these covers shine. There is staining and foxing present throughout the volume.