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FLECHIER, Valentin Esprit. Histoire de Théodose le Grand, pour Monseigneur le Dauphin, par Fléchier, Aumonier ordinaire de Mme la Dauphine. 

Reims, Le Batard, 1808.

12mo (168x97 mm), (4)-448 pages.  binding : Contemporary full straight-grained morocco, double gilt fillet and floral ornementation on covers, gilt arms on covers, spine gilt in four compartments lettered in gilt, gilt edges. Binding signed by Duplanil Fils. 

This book was written by Fléchier (1632-1710) for the instruction of the Dauphin of France.
This biography is about Theodosius the Great (Roman Emperor, born in 347 and died in 395. He is the last emperor to reign over the unified Roman Empire).

Fine copy bound in by Duplanil Fils, with delicassy.

references: CULOT [in. 'Relieurs et reliures décorées en France à l'époque romantique. Bibliotheca Wittockiana. 1995", p. 499].

provenance: Edmond Steinheil (ex libris).

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