The Lives of Fair and Gallant Ladies Complete in Two Volumes. By: The Seigneur De Brantome. Published by: The Alexandrian Society, Inc. This is a charming two volume edition of The Lives of Fair and Gallant Ladies.
This is a limited edition, numbered 385 of 1250, for sale only to subscribers of the time. Finely bound in black cloth with ornate gilt lettering and spiraling floral motif. There is some light wear on the spines but otherwise these books are in very good condition. The bindings are tight and square, with clean interior pages. They come with their original dust jackets, which have some missing edges on the top of the spine, and have been encased in Mylar to further protect them.Each book has a frontispiece illustration and original tissue guard. There is beautiful bordering throughout the book, and frequent passages in French. These wonderful classic books would make a great addition to any library! The item "BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN FINE BINDINGS Gallant Ladies ANTIQUE BOOK SET Rare Jackets" is in sale since Tuesday, March 18, 2014. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "edition_deluxe_rarebooksllc" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.