Title: Francis I: Prince of the Renaissance
Author: Jehanne d'Orliac
Description: Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards decoratively stamped in gilt. Very faint rub to boards. Small abrasioin on ffep. Interior is clean and unmarked; pages crisp. Dust jacket a bit of edgewear at head and foot of spine and top fore-corner of front panel; slight wear to top edge of front flap; not price clipped ($3.50). DJ in archival sleeve. Translated by Elisabeth Abbott. 21 illustrated plates. Index. 253 pp. 9 x 6 inches.
Historical biography of Francis I, the King of France from 1515 until his death in 1547.
Jehanne d'Orliac (1883-1974) was a French writer, dramaturge and poet. Among her works, she wrote several on prominent French women of the 15th and 16th centuries, including Yolande d'Anjou, Joan of Arc, Agnes Sorel, and Diane de Poitiers. She was also responsible for the establishment of the French Institute of the United Kingdom and the French Lycee Charles-de-Gaulle in London.
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
Place: Philadelphia & London
Keywords: history, France, Renaissance, 16th century, sixteenth century, French Kings, King of France,
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