ELLIOT, Frances (1820-1898). Old Court Life in France. London: Chapman and Hall, 1873.
ELLIOT, Frances. Old Court Life in France. London: Chapman and Hall, 1873.
8vo., (8 2/8 x 5 2/8 inches). Half-title. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with one double-page plate and 29 full-page plates of portraits and views, some laid into heavier stock. Fine binding of 20th-century full deep purple crushed morocco by W. Root and Son, gilt, all edges gilt, silk slipcase (the slipcase faded).
First edition, also published in 2 volumes. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE of this thorough and entertaining history of the French monarchy from Francis I to the death of Louis XVI on the scaffold in 1793. Catalogued by Kate Hunter