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[ARMSTRONG, MARGARET(binding design and title page design)]; BINGHAM, DENIS ARTHUR; PERKINS, JAMES BRECK (Preface).
New York: James Pott & Co., 1901. First American Edition. 8vo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2"). IN ORIGINAL DJs. 2 volumes. Vol. I: pp. 478;Vol: II: pp. 498.Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design in gold of a repeated key design surrounding titles within a scroll on deep sapphire blue fine vertically ribbed cloth. Spine with repeated crown design surrounded by flourishes repeated on the spine of the matching scarlet paper-lined cloth dust jackets; original blue ribbon markers.A history of The Bastille, a fortress in Paris that played an important role in the internal conflicts of France and for most of its history was used as a state prison by the kings of France.Includes frontis in each volumes and an additional 32 photogravure illustrations of historic art work each with captioned tissue guard.A fine set in fine dust jackets. An exceptionally scarce Armstrong binding.Gullans and Espey 25. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: AustinAbbeyRareBooksAABAILAB [Mount Vernon, Virginia, US]

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