Histoire du Bas-Empire w/ Hidden Compartment [original]

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Dublin Core

Title

Histoire du Bas-Empire w/ Hidden Compartment [original]

Subject

1. Byzantine Empire--History.

Description

Binding: poor ; leather binding ; front cover removed

Spine: fair ; 5 raised bands ; gold tool and design in compartments ; in one compartment it reads: "HISTOIRE DU BAS-EMPIRE" ; in another it reads: "TOM XVI" a great deal of rubbing

Textblock: poor ; many pages cut to create hidden compartment ; many pages glued together to create hidden compartment ; marbled endpapers

“EN COMMENÇANT A CONSTANTIN LE GRAND. PAR MONSIEUR LE BEAU, Professeur Émérite en L'UNIVERSITÉ de Paris, Professeur d'Éloquence au COLLÉGE ROYAL, Secrétaire ordinaire de MONSEIGNEUR LE DUC D'ORLÉANS, & Secrétaire perpétuel de L'ACADÉMIE ROYALE DES INSCRIPTIONS ET BELLES-LETTRES”

Creator

Le Beau, Charles, 1701-1778

Publisher

"A PARIS, Chez Saillant & Nyon, rue S. Jean de Beauvais; Veuve DESAINT, rue du Foin"

Date

1773

Format

Hardcover, leather bound book with missing cover and hidden compartment ; 18 cm

Language

French

Identifier

ID Number 21 ; Bin 2

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Hardcover, leather bound book with missing cover and hidden compartment ; 18 cm

Citation

Le Beau, Charles, 1701-1778, “Histoire du Bas-Empire w/ Hidden Compartment [original],” Special Collections, accessed January 29, 2023, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/45.