Lot 8

Elements of French history. Abbot of Millot. Paris, 1806, Artaud. Four volumes. A few binding accidents. A reference work which made the fame of the abbot Millot, received at the French Academy in 1777, then appointed tutor to the duke of Enghien the following year. This edition, revised and enlarged until the reign of Napoleon, is dedicated to the Emperor. Frontispiece engraved by Bovinet after Huot. It represents the Emperor overcoming Terror with one hand on the Gospel and the Civil Code.