PAIR OF (2) antique (1890s) antiquarian hardcover books The Two Dianas Volumes I and II written by Alexander Dumas. Published New York USA by P.F. Collier & Son.
Complete, no dust jackets. Books contain both color and sepia-tone illustrations.
About the book: The Two Dianas (French: Les Deux Dianes) is the fictionalized love story of Gabriel, Comte de Montgomery who was mortally wounded by King Henry II of France. The two Dianas in the title refer to Henry II's favorite, Diana de Poitiers and her daughter, Diana de Castro. The novel also includes a fictionalization of the Martin Guerre story.
Condition: In EXCELLENT! antique condition, there is VERY MINIMAL! stress to the bind and NO! pages separated from it. One of the two books shows wear to the the gold-embossed spine with all text on the spine clear and legible. The internal pages, printed on a high-quality stock, show VERY MINIMAL! foxing (again, for the age of the books). All text is clear and legible. The color and black-and-white plates in the book are bright and vivid with NO! fading apparent.
Approximate measurements: 9" x 6" | hardcover | NO dust jackets
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