Title The Bastille Volumes 1 and 2
Binding Leather Bound
Book Condition Very Fine
Jacket Condition Very Fine
Edition Limited Edition.
Size L 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall
Publisher New York, NY James Pott and Company 1901
Seller ID 117809
Only 1 of 150 copies printed. Light vellum with exotic gold decor. Top page ends gold, side and bottom page ends uneven. Green cloth dust jacket with gold spine decor. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In Very Good green cloth slipcase with gold. 478 + 498 pages. 34 illustrations. Contents Vol. 1: Building and Construction of the Bastille. The Archives. Regulations. Prisoners. Compared with Tower and Newgate. French and English Governors. French Institutions. Charles VI. Sir J. Falstaff. Various Kings. Marie de Medicis. Fronde. Mazarin. Louis XIV. The Iron Mask. Prisoners in 1670, 1680. Contents Vol. 2: 1700 to 1780. Louis XVI. Accounts given by Magazines. Various opinions. Heroes of this drama. Anniversaries, Songs. Demolition. Prisons since the fall of Bastille.