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    [Louis XIV]. Claude-François Menestrier. Histoire du Roy Louis le Grand. Paris: Chez LB. Nolin, 1691. Second edition. From a private collection from New Orleans.

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    [Louis XIV]. Claude-François Menestrier. Histoire du Roy Louis le Grand. Paris: Chez LB. Nolin, 1691. Second edition of this beautifully illustrated biography of Louis XIV. From a private collection from New Orleans. Small folio. Approximately 12.75 x 8 inches. 64 pages (all pages engraved and, except for two large folding plates, all reckoned within pagination). Contemporary full speckled calf, board ruled and paneled in blind, with blind floral cornerpieces, spine tooled in gilt, black gilt morocco lettering label, in compartments, five raised bands, blind board-edges. Some moderate wear and soiling to binding, spine skilfully rebacked, preserving the original spine, some wear to joints, hinges cracking (yet still solid). Title-page a bit toned. Still, a very good copy with generally clean plates. An excellent and profusely illustrated biography of Louis XIV, with illustrations of medals, coins, emblems and views.



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