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Louis XVI.
Le Vicomte de Failloux:
Paris: 1840, Delloye.
First Edition. 524 pp. Half Leather. 4to.
Illustrations: Engravings.
[Biography - History - France - French Revolution]
[Louis XVI - French Revolution]
Scarce early post-revolutionary documents. Biography and reassessment. Includes Pieces Justicatives. From birth to condemnation, the immolation of Louis' family, exhumation of Louis and Marie Antoinette. Pieces Justicatives" include Discours du marquis de Breze/ Observations de Mounier sur les motifs des on depart/ Lettr de Lally-Tollendal, contenant les motifs de sa retraite de l'assemblee nationale./Declaration du roi./ Lettres de Cazales./ Plaidoyer de M. de Seze. Six original engravings: frontisp. portrait of Louis/ Marriage de Marie Antoinette dans la Chapelle du Palais de Versailles/ portr. Marie Antoinette / Petit Trianon /Mme Elisabeth / Palais de Versailles. All with tissue guards. Marbellized end papers and covers.Tge. Original binding by LeBrun.
Generally in v.g. condition. No foxing in text or engravings, small stain across several pages at fore edge. Book block solid. Front cover detached; lacking lower third of leather spine and ca. 2 cm2 at top of leather cover of spine. Light abrasion at edges.

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