Title: L'Incrédulité, 1814. Arms of Louis XVIII
Author: Alexandre Soumet
Publisher: A Paris, Chez L. G. Michaud
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce early 19th century edition of Soumet’s Incredulity, a third edition of this poetical work first published in 1810.
This volume is bound in an armorial binding with gilt tooling and bearing the arms of Louis XVIII the Desired, King of France. There is also a bookplate for one Amaury de Ghellinck d'Elseghem Vaernewyck.
Following the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era, Louis XVIII lived in exile in Prussia, England, and Russia, for 23 years in Exile, and briefly during the Hundred Days in 1815. His rule from 1814 to 1824 lasted for slightly less than a decade, and he was the last French king to die while still reigning.
Worldcat records no existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely bound volume in 18mo, 175 pages
This volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and faint ink speckling to the front cover. There is minor foxing throughout.