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Louis XIV The Court of France in the 17th Century by Miss Pardoe

Louis XIV The Court of France in the 17th Century by Miss Pardoe

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Louis the Fourteenth, and The Court of France in the Seventeenth Century
by Miss [Julia] Pardoe

London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty

First editions. Complete in three volumes.

Condition: Hardcovers, half-leather covers with marbled paper and matching marbled endpapers. Binding is more recent, and remains nice and firm. Covers have minor scuffing, a couple corners a bit rubbed, titles and gilt decoration remain bright on the spines. Interiors retain previous bookdealer's notes on the front page from 30 years ago, and a few other pencil marks noticed throughout. Minimal to minor discolorations noticed, a couple of the plates do have apparent moisture staining--most noticeable instances included in the photos.

wiki: "Julia Pardoe (4 December 1804 – 26 November 1862), was an English poet, novelist, historian and traveller. Her most popular work, The City of the Sultan and Domestic Manners of the Turks (1837), presented the Ottoman Turkish upper class with sympathy and humanity."

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