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The Death of Madame

by Lafayette, Mme. De

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  • Hardcover
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Darmstadt: Harrison of Paris, 1931. 16mo, gilt-lettered parchment. Natural discoloration. Very good in original clamshell box, repaired at spine tips, spine tips rubbed. Large armorial bookplate pasted to inside cover of the box. One of 325 copies printed in Ehmcke Medieval type on iridescent Japan vellum. Madame was the sister of Charles II of England and wife of the Duc d'Orleans who was Louis XIV's brother. Graphic account of her death, possibly by poison.. Parchment and Boards. Very Good. 16mo.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
4224
Title
The Death of Madame
Author
Lafayette, Mme. De
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harrison of Paris
Place of Publication
Darmstadt
Date published
1931
Keywords
French History, French Royalty , Louis XIV, Monroe Wheeler, Harrison of Paris, Darmstadt, Darmstadt Printing
Size
16mo

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Glossary

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vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
clamshell box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
Parchment
Pages or book covering made from a prepared animal skin. Parchment describes any animal skin used for books, while vellum is a...[more]
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