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A visit to the monastery of La Trappe, in 1817: with notes, taken during a tour through Le Perce, Normandy, Bretagne, Poitou, Anjou, Le Bocage, Touraine, Orleanois, and the environs of Paris
Thomas M'Lean, London, 1823. Fourth edition, 4to, pp. xii, 188; 12 hand-colored aquatint plates, 2 line engravings and 1 colored etching; beautifully bound in full contemporary maroon straight-grain morocco, boards with elaborate gilt borders, inner dentelles, spine richly gilt with gilt lettering direct, a.e.g.; nice copy. Contains important information on the Wars of La Vendee which occurred only two years prior to the author's visit. The Vendee Uprising contributed to Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo. Abbey, Travel, 91. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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