Lot 1015

RENAULT, Jules La Légion d'honneur. His aid society, his museum. The old French orders of chivalry. (Paris Philippe Renouard 1925) Gr. and fort in-f°; 66 h.-t. including the 28bis, protected by captioned snakes, and very many facsimiles of doc. (n.c.). Green wedge-cut half marocco, spine ribbed with gilt threaded boxes and large red grief title label, cover and spine cons. (back of past rel.). "Work [...] in a different form, as a revised and enlarged edition of the first edition, published in 1922 and renewed in 1924, with illustrations and facsimiles" by Daniel Jacomet. Edition at 1010 copies, one of the 700 on wove paper (no. 459f). Prov. Miguel Raio de San Lazaro, Knight of the Legion of Honour (ex. nominative).