Charette et la Vendee by Kervyn de Volkaersbeke
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. ~1920s. Societe Saint-Augustin. 1st Edition. Illustrated. Scarce. French
A biography of François Athanase de Charette de la Contrie, a Franco-Breton Royalist soldier and politician. He served in the French Navy during the American Revolutionary War and was one of the leaders of the War in the Vendée against the French Revolution.
Beautiful, very rare tome. Leather bound with gilt edges. Gorgeous illustrations throughout. Corners bumped with one dent halfway up back cover. Tome light thinning and wear along edges. All in all in Very Good condition. Clean interior with minimal foxing.