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Author: LACROIX, PAUL ["LE BIBLIOPHILE JACOB"] Title: Vie Militaire et Religieuse Au Moyen Age et a L'epoque De La Renaissance
Description: Paris, Firmin Didot Freres. 1873, 2-Nd. Edition. Half Morocco.[gilded], Large 4 To. Ill.: F. Kellerhoven, Regamey & L. Allard. Book, V-570 PP . Orig. Red Morocco, richly gilded spine and elaborately designed and gilded covers[ fine strapwork] A.E.G. With14 chromolithographs by F. Kellerhoven, Regamey & L. Allard, 409 wood engravings by Huyot Pere et Fils. (incl. 34 full-page) Paul Lacroix (1806-1884) French author and journalist. He was a prolific writer with over twenty historical romances, and numerous historical works to his credit. With Ferdinand Sere he wrote a famous five volume history of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. In 1885 he was appointed the librarian of the Arsenal. this book is as famous for its illustrations as for its text. The forgeries of medieval manuscripts by the infamous "Spanish Forger" relied on these very illustrations for subject matter. See: Hiler/Hiler 519. Lipperheide 330. Fine.
Keywords: F. Kellerhoven, Regamey & L. Allardmiddle Ages. Lacroix.
Price: EUR 90.00 = appr. US$ 97.82 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 3327
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