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A popular history of France : from the earliest times

Title
A popular history of France : from the earliest times / by M. Guizot ; with 300 illustrations by A. de Neuville ; translated by Robert Black.
Author
Guizot, François, 1787-1874.
Publication
Boston : C.F. Jewett Pub. Co., [187-]

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Additional Authors
  • Witt, Madame de, 1929-1908.
  • Black, Robert, 1830?-1915.
  • Neuville, Alphonse Marie de, 1835-1885.
  • Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872.
  • Staal, Gustave, 1817-1882.
  • Wellstood, William, 1819-1900.
  • Delannoy, Ferdinand, approximately 1822-approximately 1887.
  • Laplante, Charles, -1903.
  • Hildibrand, Henri Théophile.
Description
60 pts. (6 v.) : ill., map, ports.; 26 cm.
Subject
Note
  • Each part (no.) in the original illustrated dark pink paper covers, as issued. Title page and other preliminaries to v. 1 in pt. 9; to v. 2 in pt. 17. Prospectus on p. [4] of covers.
  • "The work will be issued in 60 parts ... and when complete will make six ... volumes. It will contain three hundred and fifty ... illustrations and forty ... steel line engravings"--P. [4] of covers.
  • Translation of: L'histoire de France depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'en 1789.
  • Vol. 5 was completed from Guizot's notes by his daughter, Mme. de Witt.
  • Vol. 1: 418 p., [45] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 2: 412 p., [42] leaves of plates; v. 3: 383 p., [43] leaves of plates; v. 4: 448 p., [49] leaves of plates; v. 5: 392 p., p. 457-584+, [50+] leaves of plates; v. 6: 72 p., p. 121-264+, [18+] leaves of plates.
  • "Extract from letter to the publishers," (v. 1, p. 8) dated Dec. 1869.
  • Illustrations: 27+ prints : steel engraving ; full-page. By W. Wellstood, F. Delannoy and others, after T. Allom, G. Staal and others. Most have name of publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston. -- 219+ prints : wood engraving ; full-page. By C. Laplante, H. Hildibrand and others, after A. de Neuville. -- 1 print : engraving, hand col. ; double-page. Map.
Call Number
Arents BIP (Guizot, F. Popular history of France) 02-67
Author
Guizot, François, 1787-1874.
Title
A popular history of France : from the earliest times / by M. Guizot ; with 300 illustrations by A. de Neuville ; translated by Robert Black.
Imprint
Boston : C.F. Jewett Pub. Co., [187-]
Local Note
Arents copy incomplete. Parts 41, 45, 46, 48 and 52-60 wanting; pt. marked 48 contains pages for pt. 51; pt. 40 in duplicate.
Arents copy partly unopened.
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Added Author
Witt, Madame de, 1929-1908.
Black, Robert, 1830?-1915.
Neuville, Alphonse Marie de, 1835-1885. Illustrator
Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872. Illustrator
Staal, Gustave, 1817-1882. Illustrator
Wellstood, William, 1819-1900. Engraver
Delannoy, Ferdinand, approximately 1822-approximately 1887. Engraver
Laplante, Charles, -1903. Wood engraver
Hildibrand, Henri Théophile. Wood engraver
Research Call Number
Arents BIP (Guizot, F. Popular history of France) 02-67
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