The time is that of the French Revolution. King Louis has been beheaded, and Queen Marie Antoinette has been imprisoned. The Chevalier de Maison Rouge to the rescue! Will he succeed? Or will his enemies discover the plot? Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.The time is that of the French Revolution. King Louis has been beheaded, and Queen Marie Antoinette has been imprisoned. The Chevalier de Maison Rouge to the rescue! Will he succeed? Or will his enemies discover the plot? Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.Read Less
Good -1 jacket. Translated from "the latest French Edition." Marie Antoinette Series, 6th volume in the series, sequel to The Countess Charney, A Tale of the Reign of Terror. Top edge gilt. 413 pages, several b/w plates. Some wear to covers, water staining to top of frontispiece, tissue.
VG+/Near Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Publisher's '1903' date on title page. The sixth volume in the series of historical romances known as the Marie Antoinette series. A handsome copy hard bound in publisher's original red cloth covers.413 numbered pages. Light wear to spine ends and corners with all cloth present. Otherwise a solid, tight, clean, complete copy with very clean internals.
No Date (c. 1890-1920). Phoenix Book Co, London. Hardcover. Handy Library Edition. First edition thus. Bound in maroon cloth with extensive gilt decoration on spine and gilt title on spine. Blind stamped logo, AD entwined, on front. All edges gilt. Book-VG, spine sunned and evidence that there has been a plate on spine at some point as binding is not faded where it has been! Top of spine bent. B/w frontis and 2 other b/w illus from drawings etched by E. Abot. Has stuck on note pocket (like a library card pocket) on back endpaper but they do not have library stamps, so possibly a private cataloging system. These books by Phoenix Book Co. Ltd were extravagantly bound and collectable in the 1890's-1900's and are uniformly bound with other sets we have for sale (23 volumes in total) using references 1281312 to 1281321. Would make a lovely matching shelf-full of books in a library!
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