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Jules Michelet - Oeuvres - 3 delen compleet - 1840

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Autobiography, History, Illustrated - Quantity: 3

Condition: Very good
Language: French
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication year oldest item: 1840
Author/ Illustrator: Jules Michelet
Book Title: Oeuvres - 3 delen compleet
Number of Books: 3
Publisher: Meline, Cans & Cie
Binding/ Material: Hardback
Subject: Autobiography, History, Illustrated
Object: Book

Early compilation of the works of this innovative historian.

Jules Michelet (1798-1874) - Oeuvres de m. Michelet, Membre de L'Institut, Professeur D'Histoire au college Royal du France, Chef de la section historique aux archives Royaume - Brussels, Meline, Cans & Cie, 1840 - [first edition], 628, 577, 676 pp. - hardcover, brown half linen, blue marbled covers, black title shields, 19 x 27 cm.

Condition: Very good. Normal wear along the edges of the binding. Minor repairs to the headlines. Bindings are good, paper is of good quality, barely any damage, signs of wear or dirt. Paper is very white for its age; in volume 3, from page 83, it is evident that other paper was used. This paper is browned with minor foxing. The spine linen has been retouched.

Content: (followed by the years of original publication)

Volume 1:
- Introduction a l'histoire universelle (1831)
- Discours d'ouverture prononcé a la faculté des lettres (1834)
- Oeuvres choisies de Vico (1835)
- Histoire de la republique Romaine (1839)
- Tableaux chronologiques et synchroniques de l'histoire moderne (1825/1826)

Volume 2:
- Précis de l'histoire moderne (1827)
- Memoires de Luther ecrits par lui-mème (1835)
- Origines du droit Français cherchéess dans les symboles du droit universel (1837)
- Precis de l'histoire de France jusqu'a la revolution Française (1833)

Volume 3:
- Histoire de France, livre 1-9:
Tomes I et II [jusqu'à la date de 1270] (1833)
Tome III [jusqu'à la mort de Charles V] (1837)
Tome IV [le règne de Charles VI] (1840)
This work was still unfinished in 1840.

Provenance: According to the name on the flyleaves of all 3 volumes, Ferdinand Jan Ormeling Sr. (1912-2002), known Dutch geographer and cartographer.

Rare edition, at the moment this set is not offered as a complete series.


- Henri Bordier, Éduard Charton - Histoire de France, depuis les temps les plus anciens jusqu'a nos jours. D'apres les documents originaux et les monuments de l'art de chaque epoque. Tome Premier - Paris, Aux bureaux du Magasin Pittoresque, 1864 - Nouvelle édition, 571 pp. - hardcover, brown linen, 18 x 26 cm.

Condition: Very good. The binding has been neatly retouched and treated. The interior is completely in original condition. Binding is good, paper is of good quality. Here and there some water and rust stains. Library stamps.

This first volume runs until the year 1498. With hundreds of engravings a richly illustrated edition.

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