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Memoires de L'Institut Royal de France. Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. Tome Quinzieme.
Published 1845, Paris by the Impremerie Royal.
437 pages. Text in French. Illustrated with numerous engraved folding plates.
Publisher's original paper wrappers, deckled edges, entirely untrimmed original interim (temporary) binding. Each volume was issued separately over time, each volume stands alone complete unto itself.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine well chipped, edges with small chipping, paper label chipped/ unreadable, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 11" H x 9" W.