The first official work on the excavations at Herculaneum, near Pompeii. For his highness, the Duke of Parma, later Charles III, King of Spain. The books are heavily gilded with the arms of the Grand Duke on the covers.
De la Lecture des Livres Francois. Volume bears the arms of Queen Marie Antoinette and is from the Queen's library. Printed in Paris in 1781 by Moutard.
This book contaning discourses on universal history by Bossuet is book four of a set of six, commencing from the time of the empire of Charlemagne.
Large volume bearing the arms of Louis XIV. Printed in Paris by L'Imprimerie Royale, 1702.
This book is part of a set on the historical geneology of the House of France. Large volume, one of four. Printed in Paris, 1647 by Sebastien Cramoisy, Printer ordinaire of the King and Queen Regent.
New translation of Homer bearing the arms of Louis-Charles, Dauphin of France and son of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI.
Dramatic masterpieces of French theater. Includes tragedy, comedy and prose or rhyme. Dedicated to the Dauphine of France (Marie Antoinette).
An account of the famous Battle of Marengo, written by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Volume on natural history from the collection of King Louis XV of France. Book 18 of a set of more than 40.
July 1733 volume of Memoires Pour L'Histoire des Sciences & des Beaux Arts bearing the arms of the Duc du Maine. One volume out of a set of more than 45.