London: William Heinemann, 1934.
Leather_bound. One volume. First Edition. Octavo. Francis The First. Extra-Illustrated Copy in a beautiful cosway binding by Bayntun- Rivière. This stunning exrtra illustrated book on King Francis The First of France, many black and white portrait illustrations with insertion of fifteen from (1494-1547) and four hand- colored plates.
Bound in full red crushed morocco, covers with a oval portrait of Francis The First inset under glass, covers and spine beautiful gilt floral spray decorations, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, leather and gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper, housed in a clam shell box. A beautiful and handsome binding. Fine. Item #951