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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Pichon, Jérôme, baron, 1812-1896.
Life of Charles Henry, Count Hoym.
New York, The Grolier Club, 1899
|Named Person:||Karl Heinrich Hoym, Graf von; Karl Heinrich Hoym, Graf von|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jérôme Pichon, baron; Georges Vicaire; Grolier Club.; Club Bindery.; De Vinne Press.
|Notes:||Title in red and black.
Device of the Grolier Club on t.p.
"Sketch of the life of Baron Jerome Pichon ... from the French of M. Georges Vicaire": p. 261-286.
"This copy ... is one of an edition of three hundred and three copies on hand-made paper, and three copies on vellum, all of which were printed in the month of February, 1899."
"The De Vinne Press."
The second volume of the French edition consists mostly of references to and quotations from original documents, etc. "Therefore it has been thought best entirely to omit in our translation the contents of the second volume, the first containing the whole of the Life and being complete in itself."--Prefatory remarks.
Announcement of the Committee on Publications, March 15, 1899 (3 p.) inserted.
Bound in half morocco and brocaded silk by the Club Bindery.
|Description:||309,  p. incl. 3 pl., 2 port. 5 pl. (1 fold.) 28 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Vie de Charles-Henry, comte de Hoym.|
|Responsibility:||ambassador from Saxony-Poland to France, and eminent French bibliophile, 1694-1736. Written by Baron Jerome Pichon for the Society of French Bibliophiles, and translated into English for the Grolier Club. With a sketch of the life of the late Baron Pichon ...|