AUTHOR: Du CERCEAU, Jean Antoine.
TITLE: Conjuration de Nicolas Gabrini, dit De Rienzi, tyran de Rome en 1347. Par le P. Du Cerceau. Nouvelle Edition.
PUBLISHER: Paris: Imprimerie de Chaignieau aine, 1797.
DESCRIPTION: 3 vols., 18mo., 5-1/2" x 3-1/2", complete, bound in contemporary full straight grained French morocco, gilt decorated spines, covers ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, light blue water silk doublures and endpapers, all edges gilt.
CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, minor worming to lower rear hinge of volume one, head and foot of spines fine, overall VERY GOOD.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: An attractive Revolutionary edition of this influential biography (which Gibbon had used, but Bulwer-Lytton would dismiss), published simultaneously on papier velin and on papier fin as here.