Histoire Des Republiques Italiennes Du Moyen Age, J C L Simonde de Sismondi, 1840
Histoire Des Republiques Italiennes Du Moyen Age par J C L Simonde de Sismondi. Complete in 10 Volumes (by Jean Charles Leonard de Sismondi 1773-1842 - Swiss historian and political economist). The History of the Italian Republics in the Middle Ages.
Published by Furne et Ce, Libraires-Editeurs, Paris; Treuttel et Wurtz, Lille, 1840. Nouvelle Edition. The original publication was between 1807 and 1818 and extended to 16 volumes ultimately, but this new edition was published as a complete set of 10 volumes.
A near fine set bound with calf spine and corners and feathered marbling over board. With raised bands and gilt to spine. Set bound by Carrs & Co, Glasgow. Bindings are tight and sound with minimal wear. Spines slightly darkened. No owner's signatures or bookplates.
Text block with red edges. Text is for the most part lovely and clean with only occasional light foxing, but overall is a most handsome set.
Dimensions: Each volume approximately 215mm x 138mm x 29mm.
Weight approximately 6.3kg unpacked.