FINELY GILT TOOLED HALF CALF
ABAILARD (ABELARD) & HELOISE ~ Lettres d’Abailard et d’Héloïse.
Paris: E. Houndaille, 1839
2 volume set, 10 inches tall. A very finely gilt tooled half calf with wide gilt raised bands and extra gilt panels. Prefaced with an historical essay by M. & Mme Guizot. Full page engraved plates by Gigoux. Some foxing but overall a fine set of this great 12th century correspondence. In the original French.