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The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet,
Hafod Press: Thomas Johnes, 3809 4to, ltd ed, Hafod Press, 1809, 4 vols, complete with all 51 leaves of plates (1 double page). In full burgundy calf, attractive gilt edge tooling, corners and edges rubbed. New spines to style, raised bands, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, red marbled endpapers, bookplate to fpds (Sidney Herbert Williams, Inner Temple), text block edges marbled, printers device to each TP, and another smaller one at end of Vol 4, limited to 300 copies. Vol 1, [3], (iv-xxxi), [1], [7] pl list, [1] errata, [1], (vi-xvii), [1], [1], 2-558, [5], 564-601 pp, printed by James Henderson. Vol 2, [3], (vi-xxviii), [1], 2-568, [3], 572-602 pp, printed by James Henderson. Vol 3, [3], (iv-xxv), [1], [1], 2-573 pp, printed by Henderson, [3], [3], 578—590, 491-513 pp, printed by H Bryer, Bridge-street, Blackfriars, London. Vol 4, [3], (iv-xxvi), [1], 2-617 pp, printed by H Bryer, [1], [1], [1], 2-89 index, 16 pls (1 double page), illustrated by H Moses. Some light offsetting, spotting, a lovely set. Title continues: containing an account of the cruel civil wars between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy; of the possession of Paris and Normandy by the English; their expulsion thence; and of other memorable events that happened in the kingdom of France, as well as in other countries ... Beginning at the year MCCCC. where that of Sir John Froissart finishes, and ending at the year MCCCCLXVII. and continued by others to the year MDXVI. (Dibdin 357. Brunet 1833)
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