Author: FLEURY (Abbe) Claude (1640-1723)
Publisher: Not stated. Avignon, Paris
Specifics: Partial set of hardcover books in brown leather full calf bindings with raised rib spines, gilt lettering and exterior decoration.
Volumes: 1,4,5,9,10,11,12,14,17,20,22,23 are available.
Size: quarto: (10” x 8” approx.) Number of pages: as presented in each volume.
Interior: light cream laid paper; end papers and title pages present.
New edition(stated), corrected, in 24 volumes from the original 36 volume Paris edition. A history of the Catholic Church to 1414 (with continuation based on original scholarship by Fleury) addressing issues of doctrine, discipline, supremacy and the rivalry between Church and State.
Condition: Very good generally. Interior is clean with some minor staining/foxing. Binding is tight, some edge wear, observable bumping to corners, and tears to leather surface, also, small losses to top and bottom of spines.