Villehardouin, Geoffroi de (Wailly)

La conquête de Constantinople… avec la continuation de Henri de Valenciennes. Texte original accompagné d’une traduction par M. Natalis de Wailly.

Paris, Firmin Didot 1872.

Reference: 00504
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. (6)+xxvi+511+(1)pp, folding map. Late 19th century cloth. Previously Sidney Barnsley’s copy, with his ownership inscription “S.H.B. April 1892”. R. W. Schultz’s copy.

First printing of de Wailly’s edition of Villehardouin’s narrative of the capture of Constantinople in 1204 by the leaders of the Fourth Crusade. It superseded earlier editions by Ducange, Brial, Paris and Buchon.

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