Title: Notice historique des peintures murales de la cour d'honneur des Invalides, 1865. 1st Edition
Author: Benedict Masson
Publisher: Abelous, Triadon et Cie, Paris
Condition: Very Good
A history on the murals in the courtyard of honor in the Hôtel des Invalides, otherwise known as Les Invalides, being a massive complex of buildings, filled with museums and historical monuments, originally commissioned by Louis XIV, the Sun King. Les Invalides is also particularly well known for containing the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Worldcat only records one copy available in libraries for reference.
One quarter vellum binding in 12mo, 36 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with the binding holding in excellent shape, although there is some minor wear and peeling noted at the marbled boards. There is virtually no foxing or staining present.