ENGLISH EDITION IN BEAUTIFUL FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
BAYLE, St. John (translator) ~ The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon.
London: Samuel Bagster, 1902
4 volume set, 7.5 inches tall. A beautifully bound set by Bumpus with a single gilt raised band and decorative rococo style gilt tooling to the spine, twin gilt rolls framing the straight grain morocco, dentelles and all edges gilt. Each volume has a portrait and an armorial bookplate. A splendid set of the Memoirs of this great diplomat and soldier from the reign of Louis XIV, in English.