Boston: Crosby, Nichols and Company, 1856. 2 color plates / engr vign. First American Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Good. Item #L010632
Good in cloth (ext sunning/rubbing; sl int soiling/browning). vi+ +260+4+p Notable illustrated biography of the Polish king (1624-96), famous for his many battles against the Turks; "compiled and translated from the French, by Trauermantel" (title page). See translator's preface for the var ious biographical sources (including Chodzko, Drohojowska, et al). Wear chi efly to head of spine; spine sunned, slight bumping to corners, few leaves slightly foxed; few signatures starting, else a very serviceable copy of a rare American imprint.